Presentation on theme: "God, you sure shaped a lot of different people."— Presentation transcript:
God, you sure shaped a lot of different people.
Basic Principle for this Series We are all created to be MINISTERS
Basic Principle for this Series Your ministry is determined by your S.H.A.P.E.
Discovering My Unique SHAPE u S PIRITUAL GIFTS God has given gifts to each of us, for a purpose.
Discovering My Unique SHAPE u H EART Another word for HEART is: PASSION.
Discovering My Unique SHAPE u A BILITIES We differ in our natural abilities for a reason, for a purpose.
Discovering My Unique SHAPE u P ERSONALITY Your personality is given to you for a reason.
Discovering My Unique SHAPE u E XPERIENCES Our life experiences have shaped the person we are today.
Discovering My Unique SHAPE
Four Major Gifts When You Accept Jesus Christ. 1. THE GIFT OF Forgiveness “Jesus Christ brought forgiveness to many through God’s bountiful gifts.” Romans 5:15
Four Major Gifts When You Accept Jesus Christ. 2. THE GIFT OF Eternal Life “The wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Jesus Christ our Lord.” Rom 6:23
Four Major Gifts When You Accept Jesus Christ. 3. THE GIFT OF The Holy Spirit “God has given us the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts with His love.” Rom 5:5
Four Major Gifts When You Accept Jesus Christ. 4. THE GIFT OF Special Abilities “I never stop thanking God for all the generous gifts He has given you… and you have every spiritual gift that you need. 1 Cor. 1
Why You Need to Know Your Spiritual Gifts 1. THEY SHAPE YOUR: WORK “My gift is the power to bless others.”
Why You Need to Know Your Spiritual Gifts 2. THEY SHOW YOUR: WORTH “We are God's masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so that we can do the good things He planned for us to do long ago.” Eph. 2:10
Why You Need to Know Your Spiritual Gifts THEY SHARE YOUR: WORSHIP “When you produce much fruit, My Father is honored and glorified.” John 15:8
Why You Need to Know Your Spiritual Gifts 4. THEY SHINE YOUR: WITNESS “Let your light shine in front of people. Then they’ll see the good that you do and praise your Father in heaven.” Mt 5:16
FOUR STEPS TO USING YOUR SPIRITUAL GIFTS 1. DISCOVER “Do not neglect the spiritual gift that is in you.” 1 Tim. 4:14
FOUR STEPS TO USING YOUR SPIRITUAL GIFTS 2. DEDICATE “Give yourselves completely to God since you have been given new life. And use your whole body as a tool to do what is right for the glory of God.” Rom. 6:13
FOUR STEPS TO USING YOUR SPIRITUAL GIFTS 3. DEVELOP “Fan into flame the gift God gave you” 2 Tim 1:16
FOUR STEPS TO USING YOUR SPIRITUAL GIFTS 4. DEPLOY “We are to use our different gifts in accordance with the grace that God has given us. If our gift is to speak God’s message, we should do it according to the faith we have.” Rom. 12:6