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Spiritual Gifts: God’s Grace To Believers For The Edification Of The Church – Part 2

Romans 12:3-8

You have a gift and the church needs you to use it
Colossians 3:12-17, Ephesians 4:16
Your commitment to the Lord Jesus Christ is directly tied to your involvement in the local church

Four principles related to  the giving of spiritual gifts
The first sermon in this series:   Part 1  – 1.  The Attitude of spiritual gifts
This week:  Part 2
.       2.  The diversity of Spiritual gifts – the metaphor of the ‘body’ – 1 Corinthians 12:12-27, Colossians 1:18, 24, 2:19, 3:15, Ephesians 4:12, 16
.       .       The church is the visible manifestation of Jesus Christ

5 Implications
.       1.  Rejoice in God’s sovereignty in the gifting of the body – 1 Corinthians 12:11, 18, 28
.       2.  Guard your heart from gift envy.
.       3.  Never discount the gifts given to you.
      4.  Look for needs to meet in the diverse body of Christ
      5.  Know that diversity, not uniformity, is what produces unity.