Be strong through the grace that God gives you in Christ Jesus. II Timothy 2: 1
Word: Then God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. Genesis 1: 3
“And the LORD formed the man out of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and man became a living soul.” Genesis 2: 7
Thought: The verb “formed” suggests the potter making a work of art in his skilled hands. The human body is indeed a work of art, an amazingly complex organism that only the wisdom of God could design and the power of God could create.
Elohim reveals His power by creating everything by merely speaking the Word. He created us by touching mud from the ground. This shows God’s love for mankind and He proved again His love by generously giving His son LORD Jesus Christ for us on the cross to make the path to salvation.
Never underestimate God’s love for us in Christ Jesus!
For this reason I kneel before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name. I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God. Ephesians 3: 14-19.
Let us renew our vision and confidence in Christ.
God’s love is total, says Paul. It reaches every corner of our experience. It is wide – it covers the breadth of our own experience, and it reaches out to the whole world. God’s love is long – it continues the length of our life journey. It is high – it rises to the heights of our celebration and elation. His love is deep – It reaches to the depths of discouragement, despair and even death.