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BIBLE VERSE FOR THURSDAY

Thursday, April 19, 2018

SPIRITUAL GIFTING

So in Christ we, who are many, from one body, and each member belongs to all the others.
We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us.
Romans 12:5-6

It is the same task for us as it was for Paul--to reach our world for Christ. We first accomplish that by bridging our lives under the authority of Jesus, allowing Him to take our weaknesses as well as strengths, and corporately, through the body of Christ, work towards fulfilling His purpose on earth.
We need not feel intimidated if something seems beyond our reach because the Holy Spirit is our empowering and spiritual gifts are often discovered by taking risks.
The best time to develop our spiritual gifts is early in our Christian faith, otherwise we risk becoming complacent, especially concerning activities we think do not involve us.
We mature in our faith as we engage and serve.
Listen to the Holy Spirit as He guides us in the direction to reach people who need to hear about Jesus and the Word of God.

Gracious God, We trust Your promise that every Christian is uniquely gifted by You. Help us to discern where our gifting lies and enable us to fulfill our roles within Your church. Thank You, Lord.

Thank you Spark Friends for coming to my blog and posting your comments. Sending you God's richest blessings to you and your families and may God wrap His comforting arms around you in you good times and in your troubles. He will never leave you nor forsake you and will be with you until the end. God bless you.
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