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21 Bible Verses about Individualism
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And there are diversities of gifts, and the same Spirit; and there are diversities of ministrations, and the same Lord; and there are diversities of workings, and it is the same God -- who is working the all in all.
And having gifts, different according to the grace that was given to us; whether prophecy -- 'According to the proportion of faith!' or ministration -- 'In the ministration!' or he who is teaching -- 'In the teaching!' or he who is exhorting -- 'In the exhortation!' he who is sharing -- 'In simplicity!' he who is leading -- 'In diligence?' he who is doing kindness -- 'In cheerfulness.'
for to one through the Spirit hath been given a word of wisdom, and to another a word of knowledge, according to the same Spirit; and to another faith in the same Spirit, and to another gifts of healings in the same Spirit; and to another in-workings of mighty deeds; and to another prophecy; and to another discernings of spirits; and to another divers kinds of tongues; and to another interpretation of tongues:read more.
and all these doth work the one and the same Spirit, dividing to each severally as he intendeth.
and He gave some as apostles, and some as prophets, and some as proclaimers of good news, and some as shepherds and teachers,
God also bearing joint-witness both with signs and wonders, and manifold powers, and distributions of the Holy Spirit, according to His will.
each, according as he received a gift, to one another ministering it, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God;
For -- as a man going abroad did call his own servants, and did deliver to them his substance, and to one he gave five talents, and to another two, and to another one, to each according to his several ability, went abroad immediately.
He said therefore, 'A certain man of birth went on to a far country, to take to himself a kingdom, and to return, and having called ten servants of his own, he gave to them ten pounds, and said unto them, Do business -- till I come;
for who doth make thee to differ? and what hast thou, that thou didst not receive? and if thou didst also receive, why dost thou glory as not having received?
For, even as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of the one body, being many, are one body, so also is the Christ,
for as in one body we have many members, and all the members have not the same office, so we, the many, one body are in Christ, and members each one of one another.
and an eye is not able to say to the hand, 'I have no need of thee;' nor again the head to the feet, 'I have no need of you.' But much more the members of the body which seem to be more infirm are necessary, and those that we think to be less honourable of the body, around these we put more abundant honour, and our unseemly things have seemliness more abundant,read more.
and our seemly things have no need; but God did temper the body together, to the lacking part having given more abundant honour, that there may be no division in the body, but that the members may have the same anxiety for one another, and whether one member doth suffer, suffer with it do all the members, or one member is glorified, rejoice with it do all the members;
For I say, through the grace that was given to me, to every one who is among you, not to think above what it behoveth to think; but to think so as to think wisely, as to each God did deal a measure of faith,
nothing in rivalry or vain-glory, but in humility of mind one another counting more excellent than yourselves --
and they were continuing stedfastly in the teaching of the apostles, and the fellowship, and the breaking of the bread, and the prayers.
for there was not any one among them who did lack, for as many as were possessors of fields, or houses, selling them, were bringing the prices of the thing sold, and were laying them at the feet of the apostles, and distribution was being made to each according as any one had need.
for not that for others release, and ye pressured, do I speak, but by equality, at the present time your abundance -- for their want, that also their abundance may be for your want, that there may be equality,
through the proof of this ministration glorifying God for the subjection of your confession to the good news of the Christ, and for the liberality of the fellowship to them and to all,
and of doing good, and of fellowship, be not forgetful, for with such sacrifices God is well-pleased.