God’s Workmanship

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Discipleship Devotional Study – Promises – Ephesians 2:10 – God’s Workmanship – Growing As Disciples

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 (NIV)

Molding And Shaping

You are my masterpiece. You are the work of my hands. I have molded and shaped your life according to my purposes and plans. You are the person that I have made you to be. I have designed you to join me in doing the work that I have prepared for you to do. What do you think about all of this? These thoughts are wonderful to hear. To think that you have taken the time and made the effort to mold and shape my life leaves me in humble thankfulness. To think that I might be inadequate to do what you have called me to do couldn’t be true. Why is that? You have not only uniquely prepared me to do good works but you are inviting me to join you in doing them. I am not alone. No, you are not. You are working in me and through me. Yes, I am.

I am not finished with you. What does that mean? I’m still molding and shaping your life. My work in your life will continue until the day we meet each other face to face. How does that sound to you? Well, I would rather be a completed work. Yes, I am sure that you would. Being a completed work sounds more comfortable to you doesn’t it? Yes, It does. You know that some of my molding and shaping of your life might make you uncomfortable, don’t you? Yes, I do. Tell me more about that. There is no “might” about it. Whenever you have molded and shaped my life you have always taken me out of my comfort zone. You don’t like that? Not too much. Would you rather that I stopped molding and shaping your life? Would you like to remain as you are right now? No, I don’t want that, not at all. What do you want? I am thankful that I am your masterpiece. I am grateful that you are continuing to mold and shape my life. So, you want me to continue to my work of molding and shaping your life, is that true? Yes Lord, it is. I would like to say more on this subject. What’s that? I welcome your ongoing work in my life. You might hear a groan or a sigh here or there. It might seem like I am protesting and that I want you to go no further, that I want you to stop molding and shaping my life. Do me a favor. What’s that? Ignore my groans and sighs. Disregard what may seem like a protest on my part. Know this, I want you to keep working in my life. I don’t want you to stop molding and shaping me until we meet each other face to face. I’m glad to hear this prayer of yours. You, know this, under no circumstance will I stop making you into the person I want you to be. Then we are in complete agreement. Yes, for the moment we are in complete agreement. There will be times and moments in the future I may remind you of this conversation. Will that be all right with you? Yes, I’m sure that I will need every reminder that you will give to me. So, here I am. Keep on molding and shaping me. Keep on working in and through me. Use me according to your purposes and plans. Help me to join you in the work that you have given me to do for you. Use me for your kingdom and your glory. Yes, I will.

Lord, thank you for designing and creating me as your masterpiece. It is so healing and encouraging and humbling to know that I am the work of your hands. It is my honor and joy to join you in doing the good works you have prepared for me to do. Amen

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I Can

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Discipleship Devotionals Study – Mixed Emotions – Philippians 4:13 – I Can – Growing As Disciples

I can do all things through him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13 (ESV) 

Impossible

This is too hard. This is too difficult. You have asked too much of me. This is beyond my gifts, talents and abilities. I can’t possibly do what you are asking me to do for you. Why do you do this to me? Do what to you? Why do you ask so much of me? You have done this to me many times before. What have I done to you many times before? You have asked me to do the impossible. You have asked me to do something that I cannot do. You have asked me to do something that was way outside the scope of my gifts, talents and abilities. You’ve noticed, that’s good. You’re right, I have done this to you many times before and you can be sure that I will do it to you many times again. What? Why is that? You tell me. I’m not sure. Take a guess.

You have given me impossible assignments so that I would be forced to come to rely on you for your help. You got it. How good would you be at relying on me if I gave you nothing but easy assignments? I see your point. You haven’t answered my question. I have had a long history of trying to be self-sufficient and self-reliant. If you gave me nothing but easy assignments I would do nothing but rely on myself to accomplish them. That’s right. 

Could there be another reason why I might give you impossible assignments? Let me think. Go right ahead, give my question some depth thought. You want me to learn that you are with me to help me. You want me to know that you will work in and through my life. You want me to know that your hand is on me. You want me to know that you will use my life to accomplish your purposes and fulfill your plans. That’s right. 

Could there be one more reason why I might give you impossible assignments? You want everyone to know that you are the one who has accomplished the impossible. I have not accomplished the impossible. I will not receive credit for doing what I could not have done. It is you that will receive all the praise and glory and honor in doing what could not be done. When the impossible gets done, fruit is born for your kingdom and glory is brought to your name. But, I do get to rejoice and give thanks that you have worked in and through my life. That’s right. Will you come to rely on me? Will you allow me to do the impossible in and through your life? Will you allow me to bear fruit for my kingdom and bring glory to my name through your life? Yes Lord, I will. That is very good.                               

Lord, what is there that I cannot do with your strength? Nothing? I know that I am weak. I know that you are strong. I will rely on you to give me strength to do what I couldn’t possibly do by myself. Help me to be able to do what you are asking me to do for you. Amen

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I Will Listen

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Discipleship Devotional Study – Character – Psalm 85:8 – I Will Listen – Growing As Disciples

I listen carefully to what God the LORD is saying, for he speaks peace to his faithful people. But let them not return to their foolish ways. Psalm 85:8 (NLT)

Your Ways

I’m speaking to you. Are you listening to me? Have you made yourself fully available to me? Have you turned your ear to me so you can clearly hear me? I want to guide you. I want to guard you. I want to protect you. I want to teach and train you. I want to speak into your life. I am listening. I have come to a complete stop. I have withdrawn from the crowd. I have left the busyness of the fast lane. I am not chasing one thing after another. I am not running myself into the ground. I am not weary. I am not worn out. I am at rest. I am seated. I am quiet. Here I am. I am meditating on your word. I am carefully considering everything you want to say to me. I am waiting right now, right here. Speak into my life. I’m listening. That is very good. 

What has my word done for you? Why are you so eager to hear from me? How has my word changed your life? You word has brought peace into my life. Your word has helped me to know who I am. Your word has guided me to what I should do. Tell me more about that. I am your child. You are my Father. You love me. You care for me. You are leading me through life. You are always with me. You will never forsake me. I have a future with you both now and forever. You have a purpose and plan for my life. I am not wandering from one thing to another. I am not chasing some impossible dream. I am not entangled and ensnared in a life filled with foolish thoughts, words, and deeds. I know where I am heading. I know what I am becoming. I know what I will me doing. What’s that? I am headed where you lead me. I am following you. I am becoming more like you. I am learning to giving like you gave, serve like you served, and love like you loved. Am I doing this perfectly? No, I am not. But, day-by-day you are using your word to change my heart, transform my mind and guide my life. I am learning to know your will and walk in your ways. I am delighting in going and doing what is pleasing to you. This is what your word has done for me. This is why I am so eager to hear from you. This is how your word has changed my life. Speak to me Lord, I am listening. That is very good.

 You have my full attention. I have learned my lesson. I have listened to the wrong voices and taken the wrong paths. I have gone where I should not have gone. I have done what I should not have done. Foolish me. Forgive me. I will follow and obey you. Amen

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Present Your Requests To God

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Discipleship Study – Gratitude – Philippians 4:6 – Present Your Requests To God – Growing As Disciples

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. Philippians 4:6 (NIV)

Specific Prayers

Do you have really vague worries? I’m not sure what you mean. Do you feel worry but don’t know what you are worrying about? No, I can’t say that I do. That’s what I thought. My worries are usually very specific. I may have no real cause to worry but at least I know what I’m worrying about.

So then, if your worries are well defined and quite specific why do you offer vague prayers about them? I’m not sure. If you offer a very vague prayer how will you ever know if I answered it? I might have a vague feeling that my prayer was answered. That’s my point. You would never know for sure if your prayer was or wasn’t answered. I get it.

When you pray do you really expect that I will hear and answer your prayers? I hope that you will. That doesn’t sound like a real answer to me. When I pray I wonder if I’m asking for something that is worthy of being asked and answered. Let me tell you something. What’s that? If something causes you to worry then its worthy of turning it into a prayer to me. Do you know why that is? You don’t want me to worry. That’s right. What do I want you to do instead of worrying? You want me to have faith in you. Yes, but be more specific. You want me to have faith that you will hear and answer my prayers. Why would I do that for you? You love me and I am your child. Yes, you are. Do you delight in hearing and answering requests from your children? Yes, I really do. You can be just as sure that I do as well, even more so.

If you have faith that I will hear and answer your prayers, with what attitude will you make them? I will make my prayers to you with joy and thanksgiving because I know that you are listening to me. Yes, I am. What then will happen to the worry and anxiety that you have been carrying? When I pray to you my worries and anxieties will be replaced with joy and thanksgiving. Yes they will.  Now start praying specific prayers that I can hear and answer for you. Yes Lord, I will.

Lord, I will no longer hold on to my worries and struggle through them on my own. I am so thankful that I can turn all my worries into very specific prayers and petitions to you. Thank you for hearing and answering me in my need. Amen

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Indescribable Gift

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Discipleship Study – Gratitude – 2 Corinthians 9:15 – Indescribable Gift – Growing As Disciples

Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift! 2 Corinthians 9:15 (NIV)

Gift 

How would you describe the gift that I have given to you? Are you asking me how I would describe the gift of salvation that I have received from you? That’s right. I can’t possible begin to describe all that you have done, are doing and will do for me through your gift of salvation. Why not? Your gift has a past, present and future. I could describe some of what you have done for me already, even though, I’m sure I inadequately understand even that. What you are doing for me now is unfolding. My mind hasn’t caught up with all your present activity in my life. I certainly don’t know all that you will do for me in the rest of this life or in my life forever in heaven with you. No, you don’t. But, I’m excited. I’m waiting. I’m filled with wonder and anticipation. I’m joyfully looking forward to living each day with and for you. That’s good.

Describe what you can about my gift of salvation. I will give it a try. You wiped my slate clean. You gave me a fresh start. You forgave all my sin. You cleansed me of all my unrighteousness. You healed my battered and broken life.  You have restored my soul. You have refreshed me in your presence. You have allowed me to taste of your kindness, mercy and love. You are my God and Father. You are my God and King. You are my fortress and deliverer. You adopted me into your family. You have made me to be your child. You filled me with your Holy Spirit. You helped me to walk away from my old life. You have been using your word to change my heart and transform my mind. You are allowing me to think your thoughts, speak your words, and do your deeds. You have given me a completely new life to live. You have given me a future and a hope. You have a purpose and plan for my life. You are leading every day as I love, follow and serve you. I am holding on to you as you hold on to me. You are drawing near to me as I draw near to you. You are allowing me to bear fruit for your kingdom and bring glory to your name. Your hand is on me. You are lavishing me with your life. You hear and answer my prayers. You listen to me as I listen to you. My life is in your hands. I look forward to the day when I will come to live forever. That is very good.

Heavenly Father, your gift of salvation, through your Son’s death on the cross for me, is too wonderful for words to describe. I can’t stop talking about all that you have done, are doing and will do for me. I can’t even conceive of what my future with you holds. Amen

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Humble Yourself

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Discipleship Study – Character – 1 Peter 1:5-6 – Humble Yourself – Growing As Disciples

Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. 1 Peter 5:6 (NIV)

 Due Time

I have lived a backwards life. What do you mean by that? I have thought that life should revolve around me. I have thought that I should be the center of everyone’s attention. I have tried to earn the notice, respect and admiration of those around me. I have chased after honors. I have sought after awards. My pride has led me to seek the esteem and the applause of the crowd. That sounds like an exhausting life to live. Have you ever received enough recognition? Have you ever been able to satisfy your pride filled empty life? No, I have worn myself trying to prove to myself and to others that I was somebody special.

Now, I want to live a completely different kind of life. What kind of life do you want to live? I want to live a life that revolves around you. I want you to be the center of my life. I want my heart and mind and life to be focused on you. I want to know your will and walk in your ways. I want to love you with all my heart and mind and soul and strength. I want to know you intimately. I want to hear your voice. I want to receive your guidance. I want to follow your direction. I want to go where you guide me. I want to do all that you ask of me. I will humbly follow you. I want to accomplish your purposes and fulfill your plans. I want to do what is pleasing in your sight. That’s quite different from your old life. Yes, it is.

What has brought you to this point? Your old life was filled with pride. Your new life is filled with humility. Your old life was spent serving yourself. Your new life is being spent serving others. I discovered the poverty of my old life. I have discovered the riches of the new life you have given to me. In my old life, I could accomplish nothing of real and eternal value. In my new life, you are making me able to bear fruit for your kingdom and bring glory to your name. In my old life, I proudly tried to elevate myself before others. In my new life, you are helping me to humble myself before you. In my old life, I was worn out, discouraged and empty. In my new life, I am energized, excited and full. You have brought me to this place. You have given me this new life to live. Yes, I have and in due time you will be lifted up as you continue to humbly serve me. 

Lord, I have been filled with pride. I have thought I was a big deal and quite special. I have thought a lot of myself and very little of others. Forgive me. I will humble myself before you. I will rely on you for all I need. I will allow me to use me to serve others. Amen

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Entrusted To Your Care

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Discipleship Devotional Study – Character – 1 Timothy 6:20-21 – Entrusted To Your Care – Growing As Disciples

Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to your care. Turn away from godless chatter and the opposing ideas of what is falsely called knowledge, which some have professed and in so doing have wandered from the faith. Grace be with you.                                           1 Timothy 6:20-21 (NIV)

Use Your Gifts

I know that you have given gifts, talents, and abilities to me. My gifts, talents and abilities have been entrusted to my care. They are not to be misused. They are not to be left unused. What a waste that would be. What a tragedy it would be to one day report to you that I had never used the gifts, talents and abilities that you gave to me. That would be a tragedy. I know you won’t allow that to happen to you. You want to bear fruit for my kingdom. You want to bring glory to my name. Yes, that is the desire of my heart. I want nothing more or nothing less than that. That is very good.

Let’s talk about how someone might fail to use the gifts, talents, and abilities that I have given to them. How might that happen? How could that possibly occur? I think it would be possible for someone to either misuse or fail to use the gifts, talents and abilities that you have given to them. Let’s talk about each possibility. Someone might misuse the gifts, talents and abilities by following the wisdom of the world. If they did that, their entire life would be completely off course. They most likely would pursue money and value things. They would chase after all that the world offered. They would invest their life in what would amount to nothing. They came into the world with nothing and they would leave the world with nothing. All their treasure would be stored up on earth. They would have no treasure stored up in heaven with you. They would have borne no fruit for your kingdom. They would have brought no glory to your name. This would be a godless and wasted life. Yes, that’s true.

There is another negative possibility. What’s that? It would be possible for someone to be so lazy and unmotivated that they never got around to discovering the gifts, talents and abilities you gave to them. They might not ever go where you guided them. They might never do what you asked of them. If they never stepped out in faith to serve you, they would never discover and use the gifts, talents and abilities that you gave to them. No, they would not. They certainly would never allow you to develop and shape their gifts, talents and abilities. That’s true.

But, you are guarding the gifts, talents and abilities that I have given to you. You are not allowing your life to go off course. You are not lazy and unmotivated. You are willing to go where I guide you. You are willing to do whatever I ask of you. You are willing to fully use every gift, talent and ability I have given you to serve me. Yes, I am. That is very good.

Lord, thank you for the gifts, talents and abilities you have given to me. I will wisely and faithfully use all you have entrusted to my care so I can encourage others in their faith. Help me to bring back to you those who have foolishly wandered away from you. Amen

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Keep You From Being Ineffective

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Discipleship Devotional Study – Promises – 2 Peter 1:5-9 – Keep You From Being Ineffective – Growing As Disciples

For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness, brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness, love. For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you from being ineffective and unproductive in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. But if anyone does not have them, he is nearsighted and blind, and has forgotten that he has been cleansed from his past sins.  2 Peter 1:5-9 (NIV)

Every Effort

Do you want to be effective and fruitful as you follow and serve me? Do you believe that I have given you everything you need to possess and live a godly life in increasing measure? Yes, I want to be fruitful and effective as I follow and serve you. I want to bear an abundance of fruit for your kingdom and your glory. I want my life to have made a difference and counted for something special. I know that apart from you I can do nothing of lasting and eternal value. There is nothing I want more than to be effective and fruitful as I follow and serve you. That is the desire of my heart. I am counting on you to make that happen in and through me. Yes, I can see that in you. I do believe that you have given me everything I need to possess and live a godly life in increasing measure. How have I done that for you? First you gave yourself for me. You paid for my sins on the cross. You made it so I could be forgiven and cleansed of all my unrighteousness. You broke the power of sin over my life. You have given me a new life to live as I follow you as my Savior and Lord. Yes, I have done all this for you. Your work in and for me has continued. How so? You have allowed me to know you. You have drawn me to you. As I spend time with you in your presence I am being changed day by day. You are teaching me your will and ways through your word. You are changing my heart and transforming my mind as I listen to all that you have to say to me. You are molding and shaping my life. You are making me into the person you want me to be. I am becoming more like you. Yes, I am doing all this in you, with you and for you so that you will be able to live the life that I have called you to live. 

What will happen if you do or don’t possess godly qualities in increasing measure? What must you do if you want to possess godly qualities in increasing measure? If I don’t possess godly qualities in increasing measure I will not be able to live the life that you have called me to live. I will be ineffective and unfruitful for you. I will have lived a wasted life that wasn’t able to do what you have given me to do for you. That’s right. Why won’t this be true of you? I will keep coming to you to meet with you in your word. I will keep on listening to all that you have to say to me. I will continue to allow you to mold and shape my life. I will make every effort to possess godly qualities in increasing measure. Yes, you will.

Lord, thank you that I have been given everything I need for life and godliness as I follow you as my Savior and Lord. I will make every effort to possess godly qualities in increasing measure. I want to be effective and fruitful for you. Amen

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All Those In Authority

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Discipleship Devotional Study – Prayer – 1 Timothy 2:1-4 – All Those In Authority – Growing As Disciples

I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone– for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants all men to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth. 1 Timothy 2:1-4 (NIV)

First Of All

Those are three words that I want you to think about. What’s that? I want you to think about what is of first importance. I want you to think about what is worthy of being a priority in your life. I want you to consider what is of utmost importance. I want you to decide what you place “first of all” in your life. Do you know why I want you to think these thoughts? I need to prioritize what is most important in my life. If I don’t establish priorities, then I will most likely misspend my life on what is not a priority. Why is that? Life gets busy. Life is hectic. Life is full of demands that could pull me in a hundred different directions. Others might have a thousand different priorities that they would like to establish for my life. If I don’t establish priorities for my life, then others certainly will try to establish them for me. That’s right.

What do you want to be the priority of your life? I want to live in an intimate relationship with you. I want to live my life in constant dialogue with you. I want to talk to you about everything. I want to pray prayers that you have given me to pray. I want to pray prayers that are pleasing to you. I want to pray prayers that you will hear and answer. I want to pray prayers that will bear fruit for your kingdom and bring glory to your name. Those are very good desires. What will you do to live out those desires. I will establish prayer, “first of all”, as the priority of my life. That will be very good.

Do you have a prayer that you would like to pray right now? I would like to ask you to teach me how to pray. Teach me how to pray prayers of supplication. Teach me how to pray prayers of intercession. Teach me how to pray prayers of thanksgiving. Show me how I can pray for the leaders you have placed over my life. Help me to live a quiet, godly and holy life that is pleasing to you. Help me to pray prayers so that others will come to the knowledge of the truth and be saved. Those are the prayers that I want to pray right now. Those are prayers that I will hear and answer.

Lord, I have had different priorities in my life. Help me now, to make a life of prayer, the priority of my life. I am thankful for what you are already doing in me. But, fan the flame of desire in me to come and pray to you. Teach me how to faithfully pray for others. Amen

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Vengeance Is Mine

Discipleship Devotional Study - God's Will - Romans 12:17-19 - Vengeance Is Mine - Growing As Disciples

Discipleship Devotional Study – God’s Will – Romans 12:17-19 – Vengeance Is Mine – Growing As Disciples

Repay no one evil for evil, but give thought to do what is honorable in the sight of all. If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all. Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.” Romans 12:17-19 (ESV)

Scorecard

Do you keep a scorecard of those who have wronged you? Do you want to get even with those who have harmed you? Would you like to right every wrong and avenge every hurt? If you could, would you repay every evil with your very own evil? What can I say? You know every one of my thoughts, words and deeds. Nothing is hidden from you. Yes, I have kept a scorecard of those who have wronged me. I have been very slow to forgive and forget those who have harmed me. Even when I have forgiven others and let go of the pain that I have endured, I have almost never come to live in a restored relationship with those who have hurt me. That’s not good. Yes, I know.

If you know where you have fallen short and missed the mark, what would you like to do differently? I would like to forgive others just as you have forgiven me. I would like to love others just as you have loved me. That is very good. What else? I would like to leave revenge up to you. It is not my job to judge others. It is not my role to avenge wrongs that have been committed against me. I will leave all that up to you. That will be very good. What else? Instead of seeking to get even, I would like to do what is right and good to everyone. I would like to do what is honorable in the eyes of all. Including me? I especially want to do what is honorable in your eyes. I want to be a bold and bright witness for you in the world. I want others to see your life being lived out in and through my life. That will be very good. What will you experience when you do what is honorable in the eyes of all? When I treat others with honor I will live in peace. I will make friends with those who have been my enemies. I will win over people who have been my adversaries. Yes, you will. Others will want the life that you will be living. They will want what you have. They will want to live in an intimate relationship with me. Will you let me use you in this way? Yes Lord, I will.

Lord, I will set aside vengeance and leave that to you. It’s not my role. It’s not my responsibility. Instead, I will think, speak and act in ways that are honorable to all. Help me to live in peace with others so I can be a bold and bright witness for you in the world. Amen

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