“As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace: whoever speaks, as one who speaks oracles of God; whoever serves, as one who serves by the strength that God supplies—in order that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him belong glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.”
(1 Peter 4:10-11)
God created us with specific talents and gifts. Yet, the busyness of life easily passes the time without us giving this a thought. Take time to ask yourself this question. The facets of our lives can be used for Kingdom work, but this doesn’t happen without intentionality. Are you using them?
Get silent, get still. What is God asking of you in this season? It may be to lean in right where you are. Or, it may be to make a move, take a step of faith. Has He put something on your heart you have been reluctant or fearful of doing? Embark on whatever journey He has set before you.
Is it getting more involved in your church? Inviting friends to do a Bible study with you? Starting a family devotional? Making that neighbor a meal? Inviting that one family over? Seeing a counselor for something you’ve been needing to work through? There are things we are called to in our own homes and churches, right in front of us.
And of course, we all share a greater calling.
“And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” (Matthew 28:18-20)
As believers, we should use the gifts we have been given as an offering to share the Gospel. Share your testimony. Share your story.
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