Have you ever felt like you were just another face in the crowd? Anonymous and just part of the colorful blend of faces with nothing to recommend you or make you stand out? Not so. Today’s devotional, reposted from Faithgateway, assures us that we are a one-of-a-kind work of art created by God on purpose for a purpose.
I like the idea that God only made me once. Like paintings — there’s something special about the first one. My cousin Joe just recently passed away, but for my entire life, he was a painter. An artist. My home is filled with paintings and sketches and illustrations he made just for me. In fact, one of the paintings he gave me proudly hangs in my dining room. It’s huge and abstract and purple and blue and black and weird. I love it. A few years ago, I asked Joe what it’s like to replicate art versus painting the original piece.
The short answer he gave is that the original is work, but fun. Any copies, exact or modified, are boring, if not mindless. Creating is just problem solving, and once you read more
There will not be a sermon posted this week; our apologies. You can still read this week’s bulletin, however, on the Publications page.