When anyone receives a personal letter (or email), the mind subconsciously asks the question, "What is the writer's intent?" Response to personal communication is guided by our perception of the sender's reasons for writing.

If you believe, as I do, that the Bible is the inspired, written word from God to us, then we are wise to ask the questions:

  1. What is God's intent in giving us His Word?
  2. If it is correct that 'The chief end of man is to glorify God and enjoy Him forever,' then what does God's word say about how we glorify and enjoy Him?

When we correctly answer those two questions, we have discovered the general theme of God's Word.

Leviticus 25:10 (KJV)

And ye shall hallow the fiftieth year, and proclaim liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof: it shall be a jubilee unto you; and ye shall return every man unto his possession, and ye shall return every man unto his family.

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