Masterpiece Living, Part 2: Authentic Motivation

Written by vernon.

“For we are God's masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.” (Ephesians 2:10 NLT)


 â€œIdentity is created through Intimacy, as the clay is intimate with the potter so must the masterpiece be intimate with the Creator”. - Vernon Phillip


“True Motivation is not a momentary burst of excitement but a defining moment of inspiration, which can change your thinking and your life’s trajectory.”

 - Vernon Phillip


“Let God’s love for you be your daily motivation and his purpose for you, be your daily pursuit” - Vernon Phillip




By Dr. Samuel R. Chand


1. How you THINK is everything!

“As a man thinketh in his heart so is he.” Proverbs 23:7

A. Some people begin by thinking what is WRONG with it.

B. Some people begin by thinking what is RIGHT with it.


2. Take time to discover your STRENGTHS. You can do so by observing your gifts, what you like to do, what people affirm, areas you shine.


3. Take ACTION.

After all is said and done, often there is more said than done! Do actions back your plans?


4. Never stop LEARNING.

A. Seize every opportunity to exchange knowledge.

B. Embrace contradiction!

C. Look at the big picture

D. Everyday, learn something.

E. All personal growth is a result of your willingness to learn


5. Be PERSISTENT and work hard. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.


6. Learn to analyze DETAILS.


7. Focus your TIME.


8. Innovation – dare to be DIFFERENT.

Don’t let someone else create your world – if you do, they will usually create it too small.

Someone else’s opinion of you does not have to become your REALITY.


9. Learn to COMMUNICATE with people EFFECTIVELY.


10. Be dependable – take RESPONSIBILITY.


Jeremiah 29:11 - â€œFor I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

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