Romans 12:1 Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship. Super-spiritual worshippers…
① direct attention to God –same, same, same 1 Peter 4:10–11 As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace: whoever speaks, as one who speaks oracles of God; whoever serves, as one who serves by the strength that God supplies—in order that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him belong glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.
Super-spiritual worshippers… ① direct attention to God –same, same, same –variety, variety, variety –ONE God, variety of gifts, ONE body –together we reflect the nature of God John 17:22 “The glory which You have given Me I have given to them, that they may be one, just as We are one....”
Super-spiritual worshippers… ② actively exercise their spiritual gifts
Super-spiritual worshippers… ② actively exercise their spiritual gifts –You are uniquely gifted by your Creator pneumatika charisma SPIRITUAL GIFT: A special enabling, given by the Holy Spirit to every believer upon trusting Christ, for the worship of God through the building up the Body of Christ.
The spiritual gifts: Paul Evangelism Exhortation Teaching Administration Leadership Pastoring Wisdom Knowledge Faith Giving Service Helps Mercy Discernment Apostleship Prophecy Tongues Interpretation of Tongues Healings Miracles
Super-spiritual worshippers… ② actively exercise their spiritual gifts –You are uniquely gifted by your Creator –You are gifted for the good of others 1 Corinthians 8:1; 12:7; 10:23; 14:12 “...strive to excel in building up the church.”
Super-spiritual worshippers… ③ celebrate the role of others
Super-spiritual worshippers… ③ celebrate the role of others “You cannot be anything you want to be – but you can be a lot more of who you already are.”