Summary: Understanding and applying spiritual gifts so as the audience understand the zeal of the Lord - Rom. 12.
x MArks the SPot - Rom 12:1-11
I put 4 clues in envelopes around the auditorium and went on a clue hunt and got people to find the clue and read it
X truth 1 - first clue in envelope
’are you willing to give up in order to move on?’
v.1 Give your body/mond to God
v.3 God gives more Grace and faith
X truth 2 - clue 2 ’the treasure is not found in a title but in discovering who you are’
v.4. function over title
v.5 Unity over Individualism
v.6 Diversity over Conformity
x truth 3 - clue 3 ’the treasure is finding joy in serving’
2. Note the adjectives in passage
x truth 4 - The Discovery
clue 4 - service =zeal
v.11 never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual
fervor, serving the Lord.
Focused on the presentation of oneself as a living sacrifice - the key to effective and zealous service v.1.
Closed in prayer and played the symphony of Mr Holland from Mr Holland’s Opus - see illustrations