Made For This
Nov. 11 - 17 • Week 2: Serving Transforms Us
Let’s be honest. We all long to be part of something bigger than ourselves. And God designed that longing to be fulfilled through His Kingdom as His laborers. When we serve together using our God given gifts, we can truly be part of God’s master plan of transforming the world.
Serving is what transitions ME, to be part of something bigger than ME, that’s better because of ME.
Open your Bibles together and read Romans 12:4-8 aloud. What are some things that jump out to you personally?
Let’s brag about ourselves for a moment. What would you say your God given talent is? What are you good at?
Now think about some moments when you served someone elseusing your gift? How did that impact youpersonally?
It is important to recognize how our individual God-given gifts are best used when used collectively alongside others. If you are serving on a team at Relevant, how would you say your gifts are being used to make that team better?
On Sunday Ronnie shared an illustration of body parts in a jar…how does this illustration impact your understanding of the role that you play in God’s Kingdom.
We have said many times that as a church, we need “all hands on deck.” If you are serving on a team, what team and what is your role and what is your experience like. If not, what is holding you back?
Next Step Challenge
God has called each and every single one of us to a unique, specific role in His Kingdom. Are you using the gift God has given you to advance His Kingdom? Are you serving where you should be serving? This week, seek God’s heart for your individual life and courageously act out that calling where God has placed you. If you have been sitting on the sidelines watching everyone else play, get serious, lay aside your pride and take that next step of walking in your specific and special calling. You were made for this. We were made for this. And don’t forget that “serving is what transitions “me,” to be part of something bigger than “me,” that’s better because of “me.”
“From Him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work.” _Ephesians 4:16
All other Scripture References
Romans 12:4-8, Ephesians 4:16