CREATED FOR GREATNESS

Topics: Jesus, New Testament, God in Christianity Pages: 3 (1684 words) Published: January 26, 2015
CREATED FOR GREATNESS
I would like to start by telling you a story. There was a very rich man who owns a farm. There was a farmer who asked for a piece of log scattered outside his house. The rich man said that he owned the land where the farmer is standing and it would be an insult for him if he would not give the poor farmer that piece of log. A few months after, the rich man was passing along a nipa hut when he saw a majestic piece of art outside. He called for the owner so that he could buy it. He was surprised to see that it was the farmer. Picture: Log then Scupture

Sometimes we are that piece of log. Lifeless. No shape. No form. No beauty. Nothing special about it. But God sees something special about you. People around you may say that you are bound to fail because you were not able to go to school, or because you are poor, or because you have no talent, or because you have a broken family. But the sculptor, our God, sees something special about you? The reason why you are here. He sees greatness in you because he has created you for that purpose—for greatness! We may not see it at the moment. Because God is still working that masterpiece in you. Our text is taken from Ephesians 2:10 which says, “We are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” 1. We are God’s Workmanship

A. Every Human is Created by God in His Image (Genesis 1:26-27) a. Like this picture (father and son), we can say that they are father and son. Because the son resembles his father. Sino sa inyo ang kamukha ng mama o papa ninyo? Diba sometimes people will know who you are because of your resemblance with your parents. Ganun din sana tayo kay Lord. When people see us, they need not ask if you are a Christian because from your words and actions, they will know that you are God’s son and daughter. b. I know how hard it is to become a Christian. A lot of people have difficulty in deciding to follow Christ because there are...
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