Eternal Perspective that Leads to Abundant Service (3 of 3) by Johnny Hunt

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Eternal Perspective that Leads to Abundant Service (3 of 3)
Johnny Hunt
Ephesians 2:10

INTRODUCTION: Spiritual gifts are the expression of God's grace working within each believer. They are gifts given by the Holy Spirit in order to carry out the work of the ministry.

We employ spiritual gifts to benefit one another.

1 Peter 4:10
''As each one has received a gift, minister it to one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.''

These are the gifts God has built into us, made part of us, to be used for the benefit of others and for His glory. They are called motivational because they are the motivating force of our lives. They are the gifts that shape our personalities. Since God has created us with a free will, we can choose to use our gifts appropriately, or we can choose to neglect them, or even abuse them. We must learn what they are and how they function.


Giving: One who loves to give time, talent,
energy, and means to benefit others and advance
the gospel. A contributor; entrusts assets,
maximizes results.

Servant: One who loves to serve others; a doer;
meet needs, frees others.

Exhortation: One who loves to encourage
others to live a victorious life. These are the
extremely positive people; stimulates faith and
promotes growth.

Teacher: One who loves to research and
communicate truth. Researcher, clarifies truth,
validates information.

Ruling: Administrator; one who loves to
organize, lead, or direct. A facilitator or leader.
Plans ahead and completes task.

Prophet: One who clearly perceives the will of
God. Proclaims truth and exposes sin. Very

Mercy: Compassionate person; one who shows
compassion, love, and care to those in need.
Removes distress and shares burdens.


You were never taught about it.

You have never been saved.

While every person is gifted by God, whe ...

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