As an artist pre school finger painting is probably my level! I most certainly will never paint like Michelangelo, Picasso or Constable. But I don’t have to.
Most people that read this will know this verse isn’t about our painting skills.
We are God’s canvas and he is creating a masterpiece in us.
The moment we accept Jesus as our saviour we are freed from chains of sin and wrongdoing and become a totally blank canvas.
It’s our walk with Jesus and our actions that determine if our new blank canvas becomes a finger painting, a Sistine chapel masterpiece or a blackened blotted and spolged gloopy mess.
Even with the best intentions we smudge our artwork, we can do this intentionally or accidentally, but when we do, we say sorry to the artist and ask the artist to adapt and clean the smudges away turning us back into that that masterpiece for his glory.
Let’s stop finger painting in our relationship with God today and ask to become the masterpiece he is wanting to create. Yes he can turn ANYONE into a masterpiece.
Thank you for taking away my sin,
From the moment I accepted you and believed in your cross of forgiveness,
I became a blank canvas.
Let my selfish drives and promotion fade and disappear,
Let me become the blank canvas once more for you to complete your masterpiece.
Let everything I do, be for you and your glory and not for me.