Gifts And Talents
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According to the grace given to us, we have different gifts:If prophecy,
use it according to the standard of one’s faith;
Do not neglect the gift that is in you; it was given to you through prophecy, with the laying on of hands by the council of elders.
To one he gave five talents; to another, two; and to another, one—to each according to his own ability. Then he went on a journey. Immediately
Based on the gift each one has received, use it to serve others, as good managers of the varied grace of God.
Now as we have many parts in one body, and all the parts do not have the same function,
Now grace was given to each one of us according to the measure of the Messiah’s gift.
to one is given a message of wisdom
through the Spirit,
to another, a message of knowledge
by the same Spirit,
A demonstration of the Spirit is given to each person to produce what is beneficial:
I have filled him with God’s Spirit, with wisdom, understanding, and ability in every craft
Therefore, I remind you to keep ablaze the gift of God that is in you through the laying on of my hands.
if service, in service;
if teaching, in teaching;
Then she gave the king four and a half tons of gold, a great quantity of spices, and precious stones. Never again did such a quantity of spices arrive as those the queen of Sheba gave to King Solomon.
in the same way we who are many are one body in Christ and individually members of one another.
to another, the performing of miracles,
to another, prophecy,
to another, distinguishing between spirits,
to another, different kinds of languages,
to another, interpretation of languages.
for the training of the saints in the work of ministry, to build up the body of Christ,
So also you—since you are zealous for spiritual gifts, seek to excel in building up the church.
“‘Well done, good slave!’ he told him. ‘Because you have been faithful in a very small matter, have authority over 10 towns.’
so that you do not lack any spiritual gift as you eagerly wait for the revelation of our Lord Jesus Christ.
And God has placed these in the church:first apostles, second prophets,
third teachers, next miracles,
then gifts of healing, helping,
managing, various kinds of languages.
Every generous act and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights; with Him there is no variation or shadow cast by turning.
He has filled them with skill to do all the work of a gem cutter; a designer; an embroiderer in blue, purple, and scarlet yarn and fine linen; and a weaver. They can do every kind of craft and design artistic designs.
For who makes you so superior? What do you have that you didn’t receive? If, in fact, you did receive it, why do you boast as if you hadn’t received it?
- Being Different
- Being Unique
- Diversity Of Gifts
- Giving, Of Talents
- Helping Others In Need
- Large Denominations
- Prophesying In The Church
- Serving The Church
- Spiritual Gifts
- The Body
- The church