Gifts: Let us Use Them
Topic: Romans Passage: Romans 12:6–12:8
1 Cor. 12:4-11, 27-28
Every Christian has received a gift from God
Every Christian is responsible to use their gift for the good of the church
Speaking gifts: Prophecy, teaching, exhorting, knowledge, wisdom (counsel), knowledge (understanding and explaining), faith, evangelism, teaching
Leading gifts: Leading (church office), administration, wisdom, discernment, shepherding
Serving gifts: Giving, mercy, hospitality, helping, encouragement
Sign gifts: Miracles, tongues, interpretation of tongues, and healing are be gifts that are put into a special category called “sign gifts” that are thought to be particularly unique to the Apostolic age; though some can possibly show up in different ways today.
How are you serving Christ and His people here at CCC?
We need each other; We are to appreciate each other!
“How can I know my gift?”
What is it that you do to serve your church that brings about the church’s good;
that causes others to say, “you were such an encouragement to me?”
You never retire from using your gifts!
Use your gift in scattered ministry!
Look for and call out in your fellow members specific ways they are an encouragement to you.