Gifted for God’s Purpose

By |April 7th, 2012|Change Your Life, Daily Inspiration, Purpose, Value|

Gifted for God’s Purpose By Valisha McFarlane "In the same way, let your good deeds shine out for all to see, so that everyone will praise your heavenly Father." Matthew 5:16 NLT What will they think of me? What if I mess up or fail? What if I am not good enough? What if I really didn't hear from God? Aren't these the questions that you let skip through your mind when you come up against the opportunity to take a risk? Often when the chance to do something big for God lies before you, you pull back your giftings and hide them. [...]

OCCUPY UNTIL I RETURN – What Are You Doing With Your Gifts?

By |February 28th, 2010|Daily Inspiration, Get Moving, Motivational|

OCCUPY UNTIL I RETURN - What Are You Doing With Your Gifts? By Eryka T. Johnson I recently shared an encouraging word with a group of ladies concerning the parable of the servants and talents. This is a parable with a sobering topic – servanthood. The king entrusted something precious to his servants – gifts in which to build His Kingdom – and delivered a commandment to “occupy until I return.” Occupy means to “keep busy”. This does not imply idleness, no action, or simply waiting. No, our gifts were intended to be used for the service of the Kingdom. [...]