Your Gifting Is For God's Glory Ep 031

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You are gifted for God’s glory. Use every single gift He’s given us—whether it’s in a small and seemingly unseen arena like your home or on a larger platform. The issue isn’t how big the audience is your gift (because God is the biggest audience there is) the issue is whether or not you value what God has placed in you enough to cultivate it and max it out.

I'm sure you're familiar with the story of Moses in Egypt when He went before Pharaoh. He was worried about Pharaoh not taking heed to what he had to say. But God assured Him he was already equipped with the gifts He needed to go before the royal leader. Exodus 4:1-3 says: Then Moses said, "What if they will not believe me or listen to what I say? For they may say, 'The LORD has not appeared to you.'" The LORD said to him, "What is that in your hand?" And he said, "A staff." Then He said, "Throw it on the ground." So he threw it on the ground, and it became a serpent; and Moses fled from it.

Often the very thing we consider common, uninteresting or "just that thing I've always done" is the very thing God uses for His glory. God took Moses' ordinary staff which he probably used in his days of shepherding behind the mountain and transformed it into a vehicle for a miracle. And He can do the same with that gift that you think is no big deal. He can glorify Himself through your poetry that's hidden in notebooks in a drawer, or that singing voice that you too often compare to someone else's or that knack for organizing that you think no one takes notice of.

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