Posted: March 09, 2019
“For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.” Psalm 139:13-14
Do I ‘know that full well?’ Do I praise God for how He made me? Do I thank God for the unique qualities He gave me?
Or do I curse myself, complain about my imperfections, resent my giftings, and broadcast how unsatisfied I am with how I was made? Hmmmm….
”Lord, Your works ARE wonderful…except for this.”
”God, thank you for knitting me together…but did You HAVE to do it like that?”
”I GUESS I’ll praise You for how I was made…”
Let’s put into practice all the faithfulness, contentment, and patience we have learned and are still learning…faith that He does not make mistakes, contentment with His plan for us based on how we were made, and patience that He is using us and our circumstances to glorify Him! Just like the blind man whom Jesus healed and said that he was born blind “so that the works of God should be revealed in him,” I never know how God is going to use me and my story!
Lord, thank You for creating me so intricately and on purpose. I do praise You for how You made me. I know that everything You make is wonderful, and I want to have the right perspective when I look at myself and others. Continue to teach me to trust You with how You made me and how You are using me, and help me to encourage others to do the same. Amen.