Tag Archives: gifting

Division of Labor; March 10, 2021


John 4:38 “I sent you to reap what you have not worked for. Others have done the hard work, and you have reaped the benefits of their labor.” There are certainly many different functions in the Body of Christ and … Continue reading

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Sharing God’s Blessings; January 24, 2021


Psalms 67:1-2 May God be gracious to us and bless us and make his face shine upon us, that your ways may be known on earth, your salvation among all nations. Motives can be hard to determine, especially thousands of … Continue reading

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God’s Gifts; November 30, 2020


Ephesians 3:2 Surely you have heard about the administration of God’s grace that was given to me for you. What follows this verse is something that was shocking to Jews and perhaps surprising to Gentiles, that, as it says in … Continue reading

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Purpose; November 29, 2020


Ephesians 2:10 For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. I couldn’t begin to count all the people I’ve dealt with who have worried over what … Continue reading

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Barnabas; October 22. 2020


Acts 11:25-26 Then Barnabas went to Tarsus to look for Saul, and when he found him, he brought him to Antioch. So for a whole year Barnabas and Saul met with the church and taught great numbers of people. The … Continue reading

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Faithfulness; October 4, 2020


Psalm 145:13 The Lord is faithful to all His promises and loving toward all He has made. I was attracted to this part of the Psalm, but when I went to type in the Japanese it was missing! Then I … Continue reading

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Stewardship of Abilities; September 21, 2020


Ezra 7:10 For Ezra had devoted himself to the study and observance of the Law of the Lord, and to teaching its decrees and laws in Israel. God gives gifts and abilities, and all power ultimately comes from Him, but … Continue reading

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Gifting; August 28, 2020


Acts 4:12 “Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved.” There are two particularly powerful statements by Peter in this section, this one and … Continue reading

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The Work of Ministry; April 3, 2020


2 Timothy 4:2, 5 Preach the Word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage–with great patience and careful instruction. But you, keep your head in all situations, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, … Continue reading

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Tools; August 5, 2019


Psalm 44:6-7 I do not trust in my bow, my sword does not bring me victory; but you give us victory over our enemies, you put our adversaries to shame. Weapons, or any tools, for that matter, are all well … Continue reading

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