Drawing Marathon

“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them,” (Ephesians 2:10 ESV).

The original Greek word used for workmanship here is poiema.  It means creation, what is made, masterpiece or work of art.  We get our word for poem from it.  Think about that.  If you were to write a poem, you would have a purpose in mind and use specific words to write something very meaningful.  You are God’s poem.

What about this?  Have you ever made a work of art?  Something that you made and enjoyed so much?  Or maybe your kids have made a work of art and they were so happy and proud to show you what they made.  And maybe you even displayed it on the refrigerator or on a shelf for everyone to see because it was so wonderful.  You are God’s work of art.

You are God’s creation.  Did you know that God made you?  He calls you a work of art, a masterpiece, His workmanship.  Wow!  And even if you don’t know it or don’t feel like it today, you are – yes, are – God’s workmanship.  He created you with value and a purpose and to know Him.  You can know that you are valuable today simply because God made you.

The band “mikeschair” says that you’re so valuable that you’re “Someone Worth Dying For.”  You can listen to their song here: