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The Meaning of Life

Updated: Dec 12, 2023


A four-part discussion series:

1. Finding purpose in the turmoil of life.

2. Discover God through the miracle of the relationships.

3. Religion: a spiritual opium or living water for a thriving and balanced life.

4. The foundation of a thriving and happy life: faith, hope and love.


Part 1: Finding purpose in the turmoil of life.

  1. Share with us a typical day of life. - What did you think when you wake up? - What was your mood? - What were you look forward to? - What did you dread it about?

  2. Is life fair to you? - Yes - No - I do not know.

  3. My perspective of Life:


- There is a season and a time for everything. https://biblehub.com/ecclesiastes/3-1.htm


- Why so much suffering in the world?


Finding God in the turmoil of life. https://www.bible.com/bible/111/ACT.17.24-28.niv


4. What does "Finding God" mean to you? - A new perspective - A refugee - A new lease on life - freedom - fear

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Part 2: Discover God through the miracle of the relationships.


  1. What is the definition of "relationship?" https://www.bing.com/search?pglt=171&q=relationship&cvid=a69cddaa8c9a4bbe9852332b90c91ede&gs_lcrp=EgZjaHJvbWUyBggAEEUYOTIGCAEQABhAMgYIAhAAGEAyBggDEAAYQDIGCAQQABhAMgYIBRAAGEAyBggGEC4YQDIGCAcQABhAMgYICBAAGEDSAQg0MTQ4ajBqMagCALACAA&FORM=ANNTA1&PC=LCTS

  2. How are we affected by relationships? https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/basics/relationships a. What are some of the ways we cope with difficult relationships? b. How can we rise from ashes?

  3. The relationship, the gateway to God. a. When we are in despair, God opens a new door. https://biblehub.com/matthew/5-3.htm b. His burden is light. https://www.bible.com/bible/111/MAT.11.28-30.niv c. Your eye is the window to your soul. https://biblehub.com/matthew/6-22.htm d. Love, opens your heart to God. https://www.bible.com/bible/111/1CO.13.4-7.niv

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Part III Religion: a spiritual opium or living water for a thriving and balanced life.



  1. What is opium? https://www.bing.com/images/search?q=Heroin+Poppy+Plant+Opium&mmreqh=iC9txij%2bWHQn4I3d9mYs81U8mVO0aCsNp4Owxrnh2sc%3d&form=IDINTS&first=1

  2. What are some characteristics of drug addiction? Seeking pleasure Avoiding pain https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/basics/addiction

  3. Why do you think some people think religion is like opium? https://biblehub.com/matthew/23-27.htm

  4. What are some of the signs we can tell if someone if living a thriving life? How can we be different? https://www.bible.com/bible/111/PSA.1.1-3.niv

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Part IV Religion: The Foundation of a thriving and happy life: Faith, Hope and Love.

1 Corinthians 13:13 And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.


  1. what is faith? a. a feeling/emotion b. a decision c. when you describe faith, do you use a. or b. or both? Definition: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/faith https://www.bible.com/bible/111/HEB.11.1-2.niv

  2. What is hope? a. a feeling/emotionb. a decision c. when you describe hope, do you use a. or b. or both? Definition: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hope

  3. What is love in the context of discussion Faith, Hope and love? a. a feeling/emotion b. a decision c. an action d. when you give an example to describe love? Definition: https://www.bible.com/bible/111/1CO.13.4-7.niv

  4. What do you think of the scriptue 1 Corithian 13:13? And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. a. how do you practice and grow in faith, hope and love? b. why all three are import in life? c. why the greatest of these is Love? d. How do you describe a thriving and happy life? e. Why are Faith, Hope and Love the foundation of life?


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