Today's Verse: Ephesians 2:10

Tuesday, February 10, 2004

For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.
— Ephesians 2:10
Now you can listen to Today's Verse on iTunes, Spotify, Echo devices, and more!

Thoughts on Today's Verse...

We are God's artistry in human form. He fashioned us (Psalm 139:13-16) and re-created us in Christ to display his magnificent work. God is the ultimate artist and artisan! You are one of his masterpieces! God designed each of us to be useful for doing good things and displaying his craftsmanship. Let's not let anyone, especially not the evil one, convince us that we are not worth anything to others. God made and gifted us to honor him and bless his people (1 Peter 4:10-11). His grace saved and made each of us one of his canvases upon which he will provide the world with another masterpiece! We are the clay from which God will fashion a life that matters forever! Let's live up to God's high opinion of us, not to our negative self-talk, the criticism of others, or the demeaning words of Satan.

My Prayer...

Thank you, dear Father, for knowing me and re-making me by your grace in Jesus. Use me to do your will and lead me to the appropriate people so that I can most effectively minister to them. In Jesus' grace-filled name I pray. Amen.

Comments

Archived Facebook Comments

Other Devotionals from Heartlight for Tuesday, February 10, 2004

The classic twice-daily devotional from Charles H. Spurgeon.
"There are many who know "how to be abased" who have not learned "how to abound." When they are set upon the top of a pinnacle their heads grow dizzy,...."
A daily devotional featuring wise counsel found in Scripture.
"He who gives to the poor will lack nothing, but he who closes his eyes to them receives many curses."
A daily passage of Scripture emphasizing praise to our God.
"[To whom can you compare God?] Who is able to advise the Spirit of the Lord? Who knows enough to give him advice or teach him? Has the Lord ever..."
A daily guide from the gospels that challenges readers to live for Jesus.
"Jesus said to [the Pharisees], "Haven't you ever read in the Scriptures what David did when he and his companions were hungry? He went into the house...."

Illustration

Illustration of Ephesians 2:10 — For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.

About This Devotional

Today's Verse is a free daily devotional that includes a Bible verse, thought and prayer.

The Thoughts and Prayer on Today's Verse are written by Phil Ware.

All scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from the HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION. © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by International Bible Society. Used by permission of Zondervan Publishing House.