Q 1: What is the chief end of man?

A 1: Man's chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him forever.


1. What is meant by "the chief end of man"?





2. May we have no other end than the glorifying and enjoying of God?





3. What does it mean "to glorify God"?


             A. Negatively:





             B. Positively:





4. What does it mean "to enjoy God"?


             A. In the here and now?





             B. In the hereafter?





5. Why ought we to chiefly design the glorifying and enjoying of God?




6. Why is the glorifying of God and the enjoying of God joined together as the singular chief end of man?




7. What is wrong with the following statements:


             "Man's chief end is to seek happiness."


             "Man's chief end is to seek the greatest good of the greatest number."