Contributed on Jun 11, 2006
God has gifted every child of HIs with the special ability to do something to enhance the kingdom. Today we focus on those who are people persons.
PART VI: DISCOVERING YOUR GIFT: THE GIFT OF HOSPITALITY GENESIS 18:1-10 INTRO: MOTHER/DAUGHTER STORY . . . QUESTION: GIFT OF HOSPITALITY HOSPITALITY – THE SPECIAL ABILITY THAT GID GIVES TO CERTAIN MEMBERS OF THE BODY OF CHRIST TO PROVIDE AN OPEN HOUSE AND WARM WELCOME FOR THOSE IN NEED OF ...read more
Contributed on Jul 23, 2006
To truly understand what is important in life requires one to have a grip on what is important. In our materialistic society, we think a plethora of possessions is important, but Jesus taught his disciples and teaches us differently.
DISCOVERING YOUR GIFT (PART IX); GET A GRIP (GIFT OF POVERTY) MATTHEW 6:24-34 SOMETIMES YOU DON’T APPRECIATE WHAT YOU HAVE, UNTIL YOU DON’T HAVE WHAT YOU SHOULD HAVE APPRECIATED. MEN – GOOD THING . . . MS. GOOD THING TEENAGERS . . . CHURCH – COMPLAINING . . . MISS WATER – WELL RUNS ...read more
Contributed on Aug 5, 2006
Everything we have learned in life is the direct result of somebody teaching us by word or deed. Paul talking to his protege’ Timothy instructs him on how to live a spiritual and ethical life.
DISCOVERING YOUR GIFT; THE ART OF TEACHING I TIMOTHY 4:14-16 ONE OF THE MANY DEFINITIONS OFFERED UP BY MERRIAM WEBSTER FOR THE WORD ART IS “THE USE OF SKILL AND IMAGINATION IN THE PRODUCTION OF THINGS OF BEAUTY.” WHEN ONE CONSIDERS THE BEAUTY THAT EMERGES WHEN A STUDENT GRASPS A CONCEPT THAT ...read more
Contributed on Aug 26, 2006
We all have been gifted to do something within the Kingdom of God. Paul lays out the qualifications of those who desire to be in a leadership position.
DISCOVERING YOUR SPIRITUAL GIFT (PASTOR); THE RESUME OF A LEADER I TIMOTHY 3:1-7 POET ROBERT FROST IN HIS POEM ROAD LESS TRAVELED BORROWED FROM THE PSALM WRITER OF PSALMS ONE WHEN HE WROTE TWO ROADS DIVERGED IN A YELLOW WOOD, AND I TOOK THE ONE LESS TRAVELED BY, AND THAT HAS MADE ALL THE ...read more
Contributed on Oct 8, 2006
God is looking for some willing workers to respond to His Help Wanted sign in the window of the Kingdom. Do you have an Isaiah 6:8 spirit? Let’s discover if so . ..
DISCOVERING YOUR GIFT (MISSIONARY); HELP WANTED MATTHEW 9:35-38 GOOD – BETTER – BEST . . . . . . TWO WORD SIGN . . . . . . POTENTIAL FOR GROWTH . . . WILLING WORKERS . . . MANAGEMENT . . . ON THIS FIRST SUNDAY – CONFERENCE YEAR AS WE LAY OUT THE GOALS FOR THE MINISTRY THIS ...read more
Contributed on Oct 15, 2006
Just as we have ebnefitted from God’s mercy, we should also be willing to dispense mercy to others. Read about David’s experience with God’s mercy.
DISCOVERING YOUR GIFT (MERCY); MERCY, MERCY, ME PSALM 23:1-6 A MOTHER ONCE APPROACHED NAPOLEON SEEKING A PARDON FOR HER SON. THE EMPEROR REPLIED THAT THE YOUNG MAN HAD COMMITTED A CERTAIN OFFENSE TWICE AND JUSTICE DEMANDED DEATH. "BUT I DON’T ASK FOR JUSTICE," THE MOTHER EXPLAINED. "I PLEAD ...read more
Contributed on Nov 25, 2006
This Thanksgiving Season let us pause to give thanks unto God for healing of our mind, spirit, and body like a "certain" woman.
MARK 5:25-34 A THANKSGIVING HEALING . . . PROHECY, WHAT IT MEANS TO SERVE, TEACHING, EXHORTATION, GIVING, LEADERSHIP, WISDOM, KNOWLEDGE . . . (27) . . . MIRACLES . . . THE GIFT OF HEALING. . . PEOPLE AS VEHICLE . . . GLORY MIGHT BE GIVEN UNTO HIS FATHER . . . (DISCIPLES – BLIND) . . ...read more