Improve your sermon prep with our brand new study tools! Learn all about them here.
Sermons

Summary: Some Christians are given gifts, but All Christians are to be responsible.

  Study Tools

Spiritual Gifts vs Spiritual Responsibilities

I Cor. 12:7-11,28

I. Some Christians are given . . .

Divine Wisdom (v8)

But all Believers are called . .

To live wisely.

Romans 16:19, Ephesians 5:15, Colossians 4:5

II. Some Christians are given . . .

Extraordinary Faith (v9)

But all Believers are called . . .

a. Walk by faith 2 Cor. 5:7

b. To abound in faith 2 Cor. 8:7

c. To take up the sheild of faith Eph. 6:16

III. Some Christians are given . . .

Special Teaching gifts (v28, Rom 12:7)

But all Believers are called . . .

a. To teach others the truths of God Matt. 28:20, 2 Tim 2:2&24

IV. Some Christians are given . . .

Supernatural ability to help (v.28)

But all Believers are called . . .

a. To serve one another in love. Gal. 5:13

b. To minister to others. Rom 12:7

V. Some Christians are given . . .

The gift of exhortation

But all Believers are called . . .

a. To exhort one another daily. Heb. 3:13

VI. Some Christians are given . . .

The ability to give with liberality Rom. 12:8

But all Believers are called . . .

a. To give "not grudgingly or of necessity", but cheerfully.

2 Cor. 9:7

VII. Some Christians are given . . .

Divine Power to show mercy (Rom 12:8)

But all Believers are called . . .

a. To be merciful. Luke 6:36. James 2:13

Conclusion: Whether God has given you divine gifts or not, everyone is called to be responsible. Read and study to show yourself approved, a workman that need not be ashamed.


Browse All Media

Related Media


Giving Hands
SermonCentral
PowerPoint Template
Guide To Giving
SermonCentral
PowerPoint Template
Root Of Evil
SermonCentral
PowerPoint Template
Talk about it...

Charles Wallis

commented on Sep 4, 2009

Good job!

Join the discussion