Topic: Good Works [20/5/2016]
Text: Ephesians 2:10
In Matthew 5:16, Jesus made it clear to us that the perfect way to shine our light is by good works and it is the same reason why we have received the divine nature of God. The scriptures say we were created in Christ Jesus for good works and God ordained it so, right from the foundation of the world (Ephesians 2:10).
Our pursuit in life should be characterized by these good works. God has gifted us with all we need to produce these good works. I like the plural sound of it. That is, it is not limited to just one thing, and it also means that you are the one to put a cap on how many good works you want to produce. You have the capacity and ability to do as much as you want to.
These good works though, are for the glory of God. That is, for His glorification and for men to be drawn unto Him. This is very important. If not, no matter how many good works we produce and no matter how savvy and excellent it is, it will amount to nothing, if it doesn't glorify God and draw people to Him. For we are His workmanship, created in the divine nature of Christ to produce good works, to the glorification of God. Hallelujah!!!
Keep winning daily.
Dear Lord, thank You for creating and ordaining me to produce good works. By Your Spirit at work in me, I produce them with excellence and to the glorification of Your name and men are drawn to You through them, Jesus name. Amen.
Nice and tidy.
By Ese Ehimare Dave