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3 “ Getting to Know ” Abilities, Intrinsic Value Gifts,

4 you you need to see yourself through the eyes of God who made you! Not through the eyes of those who do not really know you and who may have dissed you! plan The plan God has for you is UNIQUE and HE wants you to know that! fearfully and wonderfully You are fearfully and wonderfully made (Ps 139: 14 – 18) created by God Each one of you was created by God for a purpose and He has a plan for your life.

5 14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. 15 My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place, when I was woven together in the depths of the earth. 16 Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. 17 How precious to me are your thoughts, God! How vast is the sum of them! 18 Were I to count them, they would outnumber the grains of sand— when I awake, I am still with you.

6 anyone There is no need to try to be anyone else JUST be YOU!! not You are not an accident! things in common While you have lots of things in common with other young people... you are unique…there is absolutely NO-ONE else like you in the whole wide world.NO-ONE!!!! Your finger print, body odour are all peculiar to you. This has been scientifically proven…hence the use of fingerprinting, DNA tests and sniffer dogs.

7 D o you know YOU B ut who are YOU W hat makes YOU different from other young people

8 “How does God see ?”

9 How does God see you? Learn to see yourself as God sees you Remember Remember – when God looks at you HE sees you as one HE has fearfully and wonderfully made. One for whom HE has a plan …a good plan! uniqueness Your uniqueness shows up in your talent, personality and passion…everyone has some natural talent either through:

10 How does God see you? Learn to see yourself as God sees you Environment Environment (growing up in a musical family can aid one in developing a talent for music) or God desired Because God desired to endow certain individuals with certain talents. Genetics Genetics (some have natural ability in music, art, or mathematics)

11 Learn to see yourself as God sees you What Matters Most Is How You See Yourself…!

12 How does God see you?  Understand  Understand your strengths and weaknesses;  Select  Select school subjects and courses of study; and  Guide  Guide you in choosing your career Discovering these talents will help you:

13 “Natural”

14 Natural skills Natural skills are something you have a " knack " for that you tend to do so naturally you don't realize that you're good at it.

15 Your brain has two separate but connected halves

16 W hich Is Your Preference Right Or Left???

17 “Spiritual Gifts” It's NOT an office, position or job you hold. A spiritual gift is NOT a natural ability with which you're born.

18 Spiritual gifts are: They're given to BELIEVERS in Jesus Christ only, and they're given as gifts — not as a result of your maturity level, prayer or education. ABILITIES that allow you to perform specific tasks beyond the realm of human skill.

19 12 Is not this the word that we did tell thee in Egypt, saying, Let us alone, that we may serve the Egyptians? For it had been better for us to serve the Egyptians, than that we should die in the wilderness. 13 And Moses said unto the people, Fear ye not, stand still, and see the salvation of the LORD, which he will show to you today: for the Egyptians whom ye have seen today, ye shall see them again no more for ever. 14 The LORD shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace. Exodus14: 12 - 22 Crossing the Red Sea

20 15 And the LORD said unto Moses, Wherefore criest thou unto me? speak unto the children of Israel, that they go forward: 16 but lift thou up thy rod, and stretch out thine hand over the sea, and divide it: and the children of Israel shall go on dry ground through the midst of the sea. 21 ¶ And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the LORD caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night, and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided. 22 And the children of Israel went into the midst of the sea upon the dry ground: Heb. 11.29 and the waters were a wall unto them on their right hand, and on their left.Heb. 11.29

21 …5 And he gave heed to them, expecting to receive something of them.5 66 Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have give I you: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk. 77 And he took him by the right hand, and lifted him up: and immediately his feet and ankle bones received strength. … Healing the Lame Beggar

22 Every Christian has at least spiritual gift. It's up to you (ME!)to discover, develop and exercise yours (MINE!). 1

23 Spiritual Gifts


25 H ow do you discover this???

26 Search Yourself Ask God to Reveal it fully in you Discuss with a Leader Romans 12:6-8 1 Corinthians 12:6-10 Ephesians 4:11 1 Peter 4:11 1 Corinthians 12:28 1 Corinthians 12:29-30

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