PASTORS/LEADERS/VOLUNTEERS by Gustavo and Margret Mondragon

Scripture:

There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and in everyone it is the same God at work. 1 Corinthians 12:4-6 NIV

Observation:

The part the believer plays in the church is not to be a burden as Holy Spirit has already equipped His people to respond with the ability they have been gifted (responsibility). Like the human body each member plays a valuable and irreplaceable function. No member is unimportant or unnecessary.

Application:

Keeping my eyes on God, it is not up to me to manufacture a working of the Holy Spirit nor to fit into another man’s gifting. Continually giving it over to Him when I battle with questioning my abilities. Am I being too much or too little? The heart of the matter is to keep me out of focus and Him in continual focus that in my part I might serve the body to my responsibility.

Prayer:

Knowing Father that You are for me. You have birthed in me a new thing. I am a new creation, pleasing and acceptable in your eyes. Help me, as I pray this, embrace Your love and all You have for me and to make this more and more a part of me.