Text : 1 Corithian 12: 5, 27 – 31, Eph 4: 11 – 13.
As we mentioned in part one of this series that, there are three categories of Spiritual gifts which God can empower us with for divine liberty, we shall be treating the last category, which is the Ministry gifts.
The Ministry gifts are the tools God uses to build up the church. It is how God works with what a believer does to serve and meet the need of others.
These gifts are,
The PASTORS and
You cannot be any of these without being a disciple of Jesus, and you are not a true disciple if you do not obey what he commands. Matt 28 vs 19 – 20.
The ministry gifts are to empower us so as to be able to operate in the divine liberty that the Lord has for us originally. Eph 4 vs 11.
These are said to be given, for the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ. Eph 4 vs 12.
The different functions of these gifts will be treated in the nearest feature as the good Lord permits in Jesus name.
However, God expects us to operate in these gifts as we desire to make use of them as the Lord expects.
My prayer is that may the good Lord bless His church with many of these gifts in the precious name of our dear Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. so that we can be the perfect Church He wants us to be.
As every part in the body is important and has its own specific function, so also every one of us has our own specific function in the body of Christ and if we fail to function as expected, other parts of the body will suffer, due to our incapability.
I pray we shall not play the part that will make the body of Christ to suffer in Jesus name.
Empowerment for Liberty (Part 2), by Pastor Victor Olobaniyi, was delivered on June 28th, 2015