SPIRITUAL GIFTS @ WORK
Craftsmanship, Giving, Helping, Hospitality, Serving
Those with the gifts of serving will find themselves drawn to places where they can meet the needs of others in meaningful and life giving ways.
Craftsmanship – (Exodus 28.3-4, 31.1-5, Acts 18.3, 2 Kings 12.12) The gift to use hands, minds and skill to build up the Kingdom through artistic and creative means for the glory and honor of God.
Giving – (Romans 12.6,8, Mark 12.43-44, 2 Cor 8.2-3, 9.7) The gift to offer material blessings with exceptional willingness, cheerfulness and generosity to the mission of the Church and people in need.
Helping – (1 Cor 12.28, Acts 6.2-4, Ps 40.17, Heb 13.6, 1 Tim 5.10) The gift to willingly assist others by enabling them to do their Kingdom tasks more effectively and to help bear the burdens of others.
Hospitality – (1 Peter 4.9-10, 1 Tim 3.2, 5.10, Rom 12.13, Titus 1.8) The gift to offer food, lodging or fellowship to people in a cheerful manner either in their homes, work, school or church.
Serving – (Romans 12.7, Eph 3.7, 4.12, 6.7, Galatians 6.2, Phil 2.7, Deut 10.12) The gift to serve God and the Church with great joy, blessing, and selflessness. One who desires to meet physical, spiritual & emotional needs of others.