GOOD WORKS

What are the good works that God created for you to walk in?
How do you know what they are?

I certainly have wrestled with these questions plenty and may have a glimpse or two at the answer to help you find your way.

 

What are your spiritual gifts?
Helps (also called service)
Giving
Exhortation
Teaching
Prophecy
Words of knowledge
Wisdom
Tongues
Interpretation of tongues
Healing
Working of miracles
Administration
Pastoring

 

What do you seem to be attracted to?  One of the most important lessons I ever learned is that God’s assignments will feed and bless me as much as they do others.  He built me with certain likes, desires and interests that can only be fulfilled as I “will and do his good pleasure.”  Vocational choice, volunteer activities  and hobbies will point to these things.

What are your natural gifts and talents?
Music
Art
Poetry
Writing
Cooking
Fixig things
Mechanics
Computers
Research
Gardening
Taking care of people
Building
Designing
Sewing
Cleaning
Organizing
Working with children
Serving elders

And on the list goes.

 

One thing I have come to understand that really encourages me and helps me to rest:  God does have good works for me to do; I don’t have to wonder about that.

 

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About lifehelps

I am like a rich tapestry, full of texture and color. I'm a musician, composer, poet, gardener, homemaker and friend. I worked as anLCSW for 22 years; as a socialworker for 26 years all told. Before that, I was a rehabilitation teacher. My passion is to come alongside others; to empower and bless them. That is why you will find plenty of variety in my blog. Two very important things to know about me is that I am a life-long learner - An explorer and sojourner. I also belong to the Lord Jesus...now, before you get tweeked out: I am not saying I am "religious." There is a huge difference between all of the rules and empty practice that often gets associated with Christianity and the kind of life that comes from being in a relationship with the loving God. May you find encouragement, inspiration, insight, good ideas and a laugh or two as you read my posts and comments.

Posted on April 15, 2016, in Bible verses, essays, musings and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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