#1 Know Gifts? 1 Corinthians 12:1-12 Intro John MacArthur writes, "No local congregation will be what it should be, what Jesus prayed that it would be, what the Holy Spirit gifted it and empowered it to be, until it understands spiritual gifts.” Who is the minister in your church? ___________ _______!
1 Peter 4:10
What does this passage say that each of us has received? ______ What does it say we are to do with what we have received? _______ Why does it say we should use what we have received? _________ __________ Now about the gifts of the Spirit, brothers and sisters, I do not want you to be uninformed. (NIV) 1 Corinthians 12:1 Today, we begin the journey from spectator to faithful steward using the gift that God has given you. No more pew potatoes! G - ____________ __________
spiritual gifts - ______ of _______
I - ___________ gifts ___________
F – ________ the __________ Son, Jesus Christ –
(Col. 4:17, Acts 20:24)
Father, God - (1 Cor 3:5-6, Ephesians 2:10) T - the __________ ___________ Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good. 1 Cor 12:7 .
1 Cor. 12:18
Conclusion It is only when we wholeheartedly dedicate our gifts to the Lord that they can be used to help us truly become the church.