More clues today on how to find where you were gifted to serve. Please take time as you read this to really consider the unique gifts and passions God has given you and how you can serve in a way which fits those.
I'm not sure I really want to share this but I'm not feeling well again - just washed out and no energy. The doctor reckons it's a follow on from the kidney infection I had last month. I'm booked in to see a specialist on Thursday to get checked out, so if you have a moment please can you pray for me that they'll be able to work out what is going on as I'm bored being unwell! That will teach me to preach on "all things work together for good.." and how we need to live our lives in the light of that!
Hope you have a great day.
Only you can be you!
“You shaped me first inside, then out; you formed me in my mother’s womb.” Psalm 139:13 (Msg)
God designed each of us so there would be no duplication in the world. No one has the exact same mix of factors that make you unique. That means no one else on earth will ever be able to play the role God planned for you. If you don’t make your unique contribution to the Body of Christ, it won’t be made. “There are different kinds of spiritual gifts … different ways of serving … and different abilities to perform service.” 1 Corinthians 12:4-6 (TEV)
Your abilities are the natural talents you were born with. One of the most common excuses people give for not serving is “I just don’t have any abilities to offer.” This is ludicrous. You have dozens, probably hundreds, of untapped, unrecognized, and unused abilities that are lying dormant inside you.
Like stained glass, our different personalities reflect God’s light in many colors and patterns. This blesses the family of God with depth and variety. It also blesses us personally. When you minister in a manner consistent with the personality God gave you, you experience fulfillment, satisfaction, and fruitfulness.
You will be most effective when you use your spiritual gifts and abilities in the area of your heart’s desire, and in a way that best expresses your personality and experiences. The better the fit, the more successful you will be.