Psalm 139:13-14 says, “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.”

Dr. John Medina, genetic engineer, University of Washington, discovered that truth personally through his research. He found out that the average human heart pumps over 1,000 gallons of blood a day, over 55 million gallons in a lifetime. This is enough to fill 13 super tankers. It never sleeps, beating 2.5 billion times in a lifetime. The lungs contain 1,000 miles of capillaries. The process of exchanging oxygen for carbon dioxide is so complicated that “it is more difficult to exchange O2 for CO2 than for a man shot out of a cannon to carve the Lord’s Prayer on the head of a pin as he passes by.

The body uses energy efficiently. If an average adult rides a bike for one hour at 10 mph, it uses the amount of energy contained in 13 ounces of carbohydrate. If a car were this efficient with gasoline, it would get 900 miles to the gallon.

Ephesians 2:10 gives us the purpose for which Christians were made: “For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.” God saved us a for a reason. If you want to experience the awesomeness of God, ask Him to show you the work He wants to do through you and start doing it in His strength.