The Importance of Knowing Your Gift…• Give you direction in your ministry• Give you confidence in your ministry BUT…if you are serving… you will likely be SERVING in the area of your gift… even if you don’t know its name.
The Danger of Knowing Your Gift…• Spiritual pride!• Neglecting other areas of service, just because they aren’t “in your gift.” WE ALL have responsibilities in the areas of ALL of the gifts!!!
How To Discover Your Gift…• Dedication Romans 12:1-2.• Description (Know what gifts are available and how they act.)• Desire (What do you want to do? Philippians 2:13)
How To Discover Your Gift…• Doing (Get some experience in different areas. You will be able to eliminate some and narrow it down to a few.)5. Delight (What do you enjoy doing?)
How To Discover Your Gift…6. Discernment by others (How do others tell you that you have blessed them?)7. Development (Allow time for growth of your ability to use your gift.)
TWO LIMITATIONS OF SPIRITUAL GIFTS...1. You may not have the gift you wanted! I Cor. 12:28-30.2. Our church may not have the gifts we wish it had, I Cor. 12:31; 14:1. Pray, I Cor. 12:31; 14:1. LOVE! I Cor. 13!
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