Resources on Spiritual Growth
Fighting the Good Fight
By Dr. Jack Graham |
Discovering how God made you unique
By Dr. Jack Graham | November 14, 2017
Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them: if prophecy, in proportion to our faith; if service, in our serving; the one who teaches, in his teaching; the one who exhorts, in his exhortation; the one who contributes, in generosity; the one who leads, with zeal; the one who does acts of mercy, with cheerfulness.
One undeniable truth that I find in the Scripture is that each member of the body of Christ is gifted in a very unique way. Some may have the gift of prophecy and are able to proclaim the truth of God with power and conviction. Some may have the gift of serving… others teaching… others exhortation… and so on.
The point is that I am not you and you are not me. We are different! And God has made us different so that each of us can make a unique contribution to his Kingdom on earth.
God wants you to be honest with yourself about what you can contribute to the body. He never meant for you to try and fit a square peg into a round hole. So many times I’ve seen faithful men and women of Christ who aren’t content with how God gifted them. So they end up getting burnt out in a ministry role that just wasn’t for them.
So pray and ask God to reveal to you how he has gifted you specifically. When you begin to understand that and are comfortable with who you are, your life will make an even greater impact for Christ!
ACCEPT WHO YOU ARE AND BE WHO GOD MADE YOU.