You are unique in Christ, with a measure of faith and your own spiritual gifts.

You are unique in Christ, with a measure of faith and your own spiritual gifts.

“To a large tribe you shall give a larger inheritance, and to a small tribe you shall give a smaller inheritance.” (Num 26:54)

“as God has dealt to each one a measure of faith.” (Rom 12:3)

“But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to each one for the profit of all” (1Cor 12:7)

“As each one has received a gift, minister it to one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.” (1Pet 4:10)

“And to one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one, to each according to his own ability” (Matt 25:15)

“those who, having heard the word with a noble and good heart, keep it and bear fruit with patience.” (Lk 8:15)

“being fruitful in every good work” (Col 1:10)

“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works [agathos ergon], which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.” (Eph 2:10)

“for it is God who works in you both to will and to do for His good pleasure.” (Phil 2:13)

“that he might know how much every man had gained [diapragmateuomai] by trading.” (Lk 19:15)

“those who hear the word, accept it, and bear fruit: some thirtyfold, some sixty, and some a hundred.” (Mk 4:20)

“he who hears the word and understands it, who indeed bears fruit and produces: some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty.” (Matt 13:23)

“And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works” (Heb 10:24)

“And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart.” (Gal 6:9)

“But as for you, brethren, do not grow weary in doing good.” (2Thes 3:13)

“Therefore we make it our aim, whether present or absent, to be well pleasing to Him.” (2Cor 5:9)

“Now may the God of peace who brought up our Lord Jesus from the dead, that great Shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant, make you complete in every good work to do His will, working in you what is well pleasing in His sight” (Heb 13:20,21)

“that you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing Him” (Col 1:10)

“If anyone speaks, let him speak as the oracles of God. If anyone ministers, let him do it as with the ability which God supplies, that in all things God may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom belong the glory and the dominion forever and ever. Amen.” (1Pet 4:11)

“But now God has set the members, each one of them, in the body just as He pleased.” (1Cor 12:18)

“But now indeed there are many members, yet one body.” (1Cor 12:20)

“But indeed, O man, who are you to reply against God? Will the thing formed say to him who formed it, Why have you made me like this?” (Rom 9:20)

Reading: Num 25-27; Matt 13