Wednesday, January 11, 2012

God's Masterpiece

Once you were dead because of your 
disobedience and your many sins.

But God is so rich in mercy,
and he loved us so much,
that even though we were dead 
because of our sins,
he gave us life 
when he raised Christ from the dead.

God saved you by his grace when you believed.
And you can’t take credit for this; it is a gift from God.

Salvation is not a reward for the good things we have done,
so none of us can boast about it.

For we are God’s masterpiece. 

He has created us anew in Christ Jesus,
so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.
Ephesians 2:1, 4-5, 8-10 NLT

You, my friend ~ YOU ~ are God's masterpiece.  He has created you and called you for such a time as this.  Shine brightly for him today.

Many blessings,

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  1. Beautiful - all by His grace alone! Visiting from Word-filled Wednesday.

  2. Yes! Beautiful! As Ephesians 2:10 says, "For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do."

    We must all remember that we are all a masterpiece, because we are all a piece of the Master! God bless.

  3. Thank you for such a beautiful reminder Lisa. I love being His masterpiece!

  4. Lisa,

    I have been struggling with this season and what direction it is taking me this post really spoke to me, I am His master piece and I don't have to worry about where it is I am going He already knows, I just have to follow.

    Blessings to you Lisa.

  5. Absolutely beautiful Lisa. Our salvation is a Blessed gift, not earned, but preciously bestowed through the ultimate act of love.

    May we all shine brilliantly in our Heavenly Father's eyes. :-)

    Have a Blessed Day my dear friend!

  6. Thank you for the reminder that I was created by the Master Artist!

  7. This post takes me back to my baby Christian days. The day that these words were told to me for the first time. Thank you for sharing His word and reminding us of His precious gift. He chose us. He loved us!

    And I loved Ashley's comment about how we are His masterpiece because we are a piece of the Master. Beautiful words!!

    <3 Kendra

  8. Bless you for this encouraging post.

  9. This post made me smile, Lisa. Thank you for this reminder!

  10. Ahh, thank you Lisa - great to be reminded that God created me cos He wanted me around. Great post and thank you for linking up yesterday. I always love seeing you there.
    God bless