Daily Family Worship: Household Devotions Each Morning and Evening as a Chief Means of Church Revival



end is to glorify God, and to enjoy Him for ever. First Corinthians 10:31; Romans 11:36; Psalm 73:25-28."

This chief end of man today, was pre-eminently also the chief end of Adam and his household at the very beginning of history. Even in the human home before the fall – to 'glorify' God also included the need of worshipping Him.


Well did Rev. Alexander Smith Paterson comment on this. He did so in his Concise System of Theology on the Basis of the Shorter Catechism. There, he declared:11 "The chief end of man's creation…was the enjoyment of God for ever. To enjoy God, is to acquiesce or rest in God as the Chief Good, with complacency and delight…; to feel unspeakably happy in His presence. Psalm 116:7….