What is a Disciple?
A Disciple of Jesus is one who believes in Jesus for eternal life and is following Jesus with their lives.
10 For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.
We are his handiwork. Another word for handiwork is a masterpiece. In some translations it says, “We are Gods masterpiece”. What does this mean?
A handiwork or masterpiece takes time and is meticulously created with every aspect considered. If you have ever taken an art class, there are many aspects to a work of art. There is a concept design, drafts, layout, shape, meaning, color, typography …
The point is, a masterpiece is not something that is an after-thought.
While not perfect we are created to be uniquely different than one another. A masterpiece is one of a kind.
You matter to God! You are his masterpiece.
were created to do good works.
Once you understand you are a masterpiece, you began to understand your worth and value. You were created by God because you have value. You have purpose!
Takeaway: When you see yourself how God sees you, you understand you were created for a purpose, you have value, and you matter!