God chose what is low and despised in the world, what is regarded as nothing, to set aside what is regarded as something,—1 Cor 1:28 NET
In some of the great halls of Europe may be seen pictures not painted with the brush, but mosaics, which are made up of small pieces of stone, glass, or other material. The artist takes these little pieces, and, polishing and arranging them, he forms them into the grand and beautiful picture. Each individual part of the picture may be a little worthless piece of glass or marble or shell; but, with each in its place, the whole constitutes the masterpiece of art.
So I think it will be with humanity in the hands of the great Artist. God is picking up the little worthless pieces of stone and brass that might be trodden under foot unnoticed, and is making of them His great masterpiece. — Bishop Simpson.
Daily Quiet Time - September 20
Public domain content taken from Devotional for the Quiet Hour by D.L. Moody.