Trusting God and using His unique gifts to us

For the body does not consist of one member but of many. If the foot should say, “Because I am not a hand, I do not belong to the body,” that would not make it any less a part of the body. And if the ear should say, “Because I am not an eye, I … More Trusting God and using His unique gifts to us

May God inspire us, move us, fill us, stir us, …for His sake and His glory!

The building of the tabernacle, described in our Bible reading portion for today (Exodus 35-37) required two vital components: goods and services. First, there was a need for the raw materials from which the tabernacle and  all its furnishings were to be made. This included precious metals (gold and silver and bronze), precious stones(onyx), animal … More May God inspire us, move us, fill us, stir us, …for His sake and His glory!

Piper: Gifts are for the glory of God and the good of the church

“To each one is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good.” —1 Corinthians 12 John Piper, in a sermon, “Living in the Spirit and in the Body for the Common Good” I think the main point of this passage is verse 7: “But to each one is given the manifestation of the … More Piper: Gifts are for the glory of God and the good of the church