Sermon Notes 2024 01 21 AM

January 21, 2024 AM
Paul Gotthardt
(#3 in series)

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Forward: Forward in Stewardship of Talent

 

Romans 12:1-8

 

What is a spiritual gift?

A spiritual gift is a special __, given by the Holy Spirit to every believer, that is to be used to __ others and build up the Body of Christ.

 

Based on information from the four primary texts, here are some foundational truths concerning spiritual gifts.

  • Every believer has been __ for ministry.
    (1 Peter 4:10)
  • The Holy Spirit __ the gift you receive.
    (1 Corinthians 12:11)
  • Every believer is not gifted in the same __.
    (1 Corinthians 12:4, 8-9)
  • No believer receives __ gift.
    (1 Corinthians 12:29)
  • Spiritual gifts are for the benefit of __.
    (1 Corinthians 12:7; 1 Peter 4:10; Ephesians 4:12)
  • Spiritual gifts are different than personal talent.

 

How do spiritual gifts fit into the flow of Romans 12?

  • Verse 1 is about __.
  • Verse 2 is about __.
  • Verse 3 is about sound __.
  • Verse 4 is about __ in diversity.

 

Big Idea

Use the gifts God gave you, in the __ God called you, for the __ of those around you.

 

Motivational gifts are defined as gifts that motivate your thought __, actions, and reactions.

 

Finding your place of service is connected to how God MADE you.

  • M stands for __ gifts.
  • A stands for __.
  • D stands for __.
  • E stands for __.

 

Reflection/Response

How can you discover your gifting?

Take a free spiritual gifts inventory test:

gifts.churchgrowth.org/spiritual-gifts-survey/