Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Ephesians 2:8 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God.
The Holy Spirit
Acts 1:4-5 “Do not leave Jerusalem, but wait for the gift my Father promised, which you have heard me speak about. For John baptized with water, but in a few days you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.”
1 Corinthians 12:1 Now about spiritual gifts, brothers, I do not want you to be ignorant.
1 Corinthians 12:7 NLT A spiritual gift is given to each of us so we can help each other.
Spiritual gift – a supernatural, God-given ability, so that together we can advance His purposes in this world.
Understanding Spiritual Gifts
Discover the gifts God has for me
Romans 12:6 We have different gifts, according to the grace given us.
Psalm 139:13-16 For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well…All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.
Develop the gifts God has given me
1 Corinthians 14:1 Follow the way of love and eagerly desire spiritual gifts.
2 Timothy 1:6 For this reason I remind you to fan into flame the gift of God which is in you.
Use the gifts God has given me
1 Peter 4:10 NLT God has given gifts to each of you from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Manage them well so that God’s generosity can flow through you.
Destiny’s Vision – Loving People
- Know God
- Find Freedom
- Discover Purpose
- Make a Difference