Spiritual Gifts: God's Enablement to Do Your Part Serving God Effectively
From Him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work. (Eph. 4:16)
Since everybody has a part in serving God, it's important to learn about God's enablement for us to do that part -- spiritual gifts, and then discover what our gift-mix might be and how to bes use it.
Understanding Spiritual Gifts as God's Enablement
Spiritual Gifts, given by the Holy Spirit, are God's enablement for believers to do their part. Written in the context of spiritual gifting, Ephesians 4:16 lets us know that each and every Christian has an important part in the growth of the Body. -- Serving one another through the use of our gifts is not optional.
Learn about Spiritual Gifting:
- Why should we learn about spiritual gifts? (upcoming post)
- What is the definition for a spiritual gift?
- What is the purpose of spiritual gifts?
- What are the different spiritual gifts?
- How do the gifts differ from talents, natural abilities, and spiritual fruit?
- More Frequently Asked Questions about Spiritual Gifts
Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts To Do Your Part
Since there is a limit on the time we can serve, we need to structure our ministries around giftedness for maximum effectiveness. Knowing how we are spiritually gifted will help us identify where to put our focus, energy, and time. It will show us where we should plug in to ministry to do our part in serving God.
Learn How to Identify Your Gifting:
- What does it mean to discover your spiritual gifts?
- How does identifying your spiritual gifts help you do your part?
- How do we discover our gifts?
- Where can I take a spiritual gifts test?
Using Giftedness in Serving God Effectively
To serve God effectively we must follow God's design for the church, measure against God's character, and adhere to principles in His Word. And, the use of our gifts must be exercised in His power and by His grace. To be effective, serving must be about what God does in and through us, not what we do.
Learn How to Develop and Use Your Gifts:
- What ministries use the various gifts?
- What are examples of spiritual gifts in use?
- How do we get the church to operate within the sphere of spiritual gifting?
Work your way through this Bible teaching to not only define and identify your spiritual gifts but also develop your gifting and to determine what kinds of ministries to pursue to effectively do your part in serving God.Share This with Others: