This post was originally published on November 11, 2020. It has been updated with discussion and review questions. My family recently visited my parents for a week. My parents took my old toys out of the attic for my kids to enjoy. One of the things to come out of the attic was an old … Continue reading We Have It, So Let’s Use It (Updated)
I watched my son play with toys I cherished as a child. I had fought to guard them through my childhood. I was so careful with them all those years. He was not like that. He wanted to play with them, even if it was messy. A thought came to mind as I watched my son play: “Why have it, if you don’t use it?” What was the point of keeping those toys under lock-and-key for private, careful admiration? The toys were meant to be used. I had actually missed a lot of the fun and experience I could have had with those cars. In a way, I misused them, and I did not get to enjoy them. We often treat spiritual gifts like this.
Here is an outline of 1 Peter 4:7-11. Our church family is learning about serving the Lord and His church, using the spiritual gifts that He has given to each one of us. I pray this is an encouragement and help for you! 1 Peter 4:7-11: Living in Light of the End Peter said that … Continue reading Living in Light of the End – 1 Peter 4:7-11