Gods Masterpiece

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Have you ever thought of yourself as a masterpiece? Ephesians 2: 10 says “For we are his workmanship. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so that we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.” It is only by the grace of God could we be thought of as a masterpiece. Prayer Today our theme is becoming God’s masterpiece, but have you ever thought about what really makes a masterpiece ? Most of us have seen works of art that have made us awestruck. Whether in a museum, a gallery, or online, the artwork makes us stop in our tracks, and stand in amazement at the sheer genius displayed. We may not even know who the artist is - that does not matter. The artwork stands on its own, and stirs our consciousness. After we finally leave,…show more content…
David started out as a Shepard boy who at a young age slew a giant that even Israel greatest fighter King Saul would not confront. He found favor in the eyes of God and was anointed King over all Israel. But later on in life David made a lot of mistakes, he became a murderer and a adulterer. Yet the bible calls him a man after Gods own heart. Why is that? Because David repented and allowed God to make him over. Jeremiah 18:3-6 says “So I went down to the potter’s house, and I saw him working at the wheel. But the pot he was shaping from the clay was marred in his hands; so the potter formed it into another pot, shaping it as seemed best to him. Then the word of the Lord came to me: “Oh house of Israel, can I not do with you as this potter does?” declares the Lord. You see because we were marred in the hand of the potter, Jesus could have taken this deformed, marred, inadequate, messed-up, sin-sick, good for nothing piece of clay and tossed it aside. Why? Because He is God! He could have taken this clay, thrown it out, and started with new clay; but he kept the same broken vessel, the same defaced, disfigured, and blemished clay and formed a vessel fit for the King of Kings and Lord of Lords. He could have easily started over at the Garden of Eden with Adam and Eve, but my God said No! I’m going to take these same broken pieces and put them back together again. That’s the kind of God I serve. Sometimes the potters work is uncomfortable for the pot.
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