Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.
— 1 Peter 4:10
Everyone has gifts. It says so in the Bible. We all have something to give. We — every one of us — are called to faithfully use whatever gifts we may have to administer God’s grace. If you’re curious what the Bible says about these gifts, consider
an in-depth reading of Romans 12 and 1 Corinthians 12. One of my favorite Bible verses that keeps me in check whenever I’m being selfish
with my time, money, and gifts is Matthew 20:28: “For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many” (NLT).
Jesus’ life is a great example. He was a man who gave out of his giftedness. Wherever he went, he was called Good Teacher. He had compassion on others and healed the sick. He even gave people bread to eat so that they wouldn’t go away hungry.
You may have the gift of serving others. It could be offering someone a drink of water on a hot day or opening up your home to someone who is unemployed and let- ting them cr ...
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