Job 10:8 (NIV) “God’s hands shaped me and made me.”
Shape: You have been shaped to make a difference.
Romans 12:6 (NLT) “God has given each of us the ability to do certain things well…”
Hebrews 13:21 (LB)“God … will equip you with all you need for doing His will.”
MY ABILITIES MATCH MY CALL!
MY ABILITIES ARE TO BE USED….
1. HONOR GOD
1 Corinthians 10:31 (NIV)“… whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.”
2. TO SERVE OTHER
1 Peter 4:10 (LB) “God has given each of you some special abilities; be sure to use them to help each other, passing on to others God’s many kinds of blessings.”
Key to success is:
1. Build on your strength so that your weakness become irrelevant!
2. Team up with others who are good at the things you are not good at!
3. TO MAKE A LIVING
Deuteronomy 8:18 (NIV) “Remember the Lord your God, for it is He who gives you the ability to produce wealth…”
4. TO BE AN EXAMPLE TO OTHERS
1 Timothy 4:15 (LB) “Put these abilities to work; throw yourself into your tasks so everyone may notice your improvement and progress.”
5. TO HAVE MONEY TO SHARE
Ephesians 4:28 (NLT) “Begin using your hands for honest work, and then give generously to others in need.”
Matthew 25:28 (NIV) “Take the talent from him (who didn’t use it) and give to the one who has ten talents.”
Luke 12:43 (NCV) “Jesus said, ‘When the Master comes back and finds his servant doing his work, that servant will be blessed!’”