Knowledge & Teaching | Spiritual Gifts

God doesn't care what our skill set is. He doesn't care what we are naturally gifted in. What we think we should do could be completely opposite of what God wants. John Bunyan, for example, was a son of a tinker. He was not well learned, yet, God used him to preach and eventually write … Continue reading Knowledge & Teaching | Spiritual Gifts

Helping Others, Serving, Giving | Spiritual Gifts

Not all spiritual gifts will put you front and center in the "spotlight." Truth be told, NONE of them actually should be used for the limelight. But there are spiritual gifts that are designated more for the background. When we think of the body of Christ, maybe we want to be a hand or a … Continue reading Helping Others, Serving, Giving | Spiritual Gifts

What Is The Gift Of Encouragement

Encouragement is a very special spiritual gift. One that often gets hidden. One that people may feel is not "good enough." But we are all told every part of the Body of Christ (the true Church) is important. Every toe is as important as an eye. (NIV) 1 Thessalonians 4:18, "Therefore encourage one another with … Continue reading What Is The Gift Of Encouragement

What Is The Gift Of Wisdom | Spiritual Gifts

(NIV) Ecclesiastes 7:12, "Wisdom is a shelter as money is a shelter, but the advantage of knowledge is this: Wisdom preserves those who have it." (10/13/2020)- A few edits have been added. Seeing as many chapters in the book of Proverbs discuss wisdom, I found it fitting that wisdom be the first spiritual gift I … Continue reading What Is The Gift Of Wisdom | Spiritual Gifts

What Is My Talent/Gift | Believer 101

(Edited: February 20th, 2021) When we become a follower of Christ, it is important to realize God will use all parts of our lives for His good.┬áThis certainly includes who we are as a person and our natural talents. As a Christian, we are told in the Great Commission to go to the ends of … Continue reading What Is My Talent/Gift | Believer 101