Designed with Purpose
Read Isaiah 44:24 through 46:13; Ephesians 5:1–33
The touchscreen smartphone revolutionized the mobile phone industry. Steve Jobs, the visionary behind it, knew that for the phone to truly succeed it would have to be innovative and unique. He knew he needed something special. He was right.
But imagine if Jobs’s creation had come to its maker and complained: “Why do I have only one button? Why don’t I have a keyboard like other phones? Why didn’t you make me more like them?”
“Woe to those who quarrel with their Maker, those who are nothing but potsherds among the potsherds on the ground. Does the clay say to the potter, ‘What are you making?’ Does your work say, ‘The potter has no hands’?” (Isaiah 45:9).
God knew what He was doing when He made you. Yet God often hears things like this: “Why didn’t You make me like that person? Why don’t I have this talent or that many children? Why did You make me like this?” But the Master Designer, your Creator, has a plan and purpose for you just as you are. He always knows exactly what He is doing.
Thought for Today: God made you exactly the way He intended.
Quicklook: Isaiah 45:9–12
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