Romans 12:8 New International Version if it is to encourage, then give encouragement; if it is giving, then give generously; if it is to lead, do it diligently; if it is to show mercy, do it cheerfully. King James Bible Or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness.
The Bible says in 1 Peter 4:10, “God has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another” (NLT, second edition). When you use your abilities to help each other, God is glorified. God wired you to make a contribution. God did not give you your talents and abilities for your benefit. They are for the benefit of other people, and their talents are for the benefit of you.
How absolutely stunning is this piece from @laurenwilhiteart Lauren is a college senior (at the best school ever!) about to graduate in May and is wanting to continue making art that impacts peoples lives. She believe that she was created to create and glorify God in the process! She loves oil painting and watercolor painting. Over this last year she has loved combining watercolor paintings and Bible verses or lyrics that speak truth into her life and she hopes that they can be a source…
Meet the extraordinary and very talented and gifted speaker, pastor and apologist, Dr. Ravi Zacharias. Generally referred to as the “greatest apologist of our time”. He is one of the leading figures in the Christian faith today, travelling around the world and leading millions of people to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ. "Even though the challenges are great, God is doing great things around the world". Ravi Zacharias http://thextraordinary.org/ravi-zacharias
These are my cats. The one on the left legit plays fetch. The one in the middle pees in the toilet. The one on the right has no special talents but we love him all the same. All are named after LOST characters. - Imgur