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Tag Archive: gifts

Jan 27 2013

Be a Blessing

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J.R. Miller, published 1913 God gives us nothing to keep altogether as our very own. What he gives us, is still his, and we have only the use of it. It is merely lent to us. This means that it is to be returned again to God, when we have ended our use of it. …

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Jul 15 2012

Gifts of the Spirit by John Piper

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The last two posts have been about talents and gifts of the Sprit. I am posting (with permission) a sermon by John Piper on Gifts of the Spirit. You can click on the audio to listen or read the sermon below. Calling all Clay Pots 2 Corinthians 4 I would like to try to persuade …

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Jul 14 2012

Does each Christian receive a Gift of the Holy Spirit?

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A couple of weeks ago, I posted an article on Talents vs. Gifts of the Holy Spirit. In some Christian circles, gifts of the Holy Spirit are understood to be something big and miraculous. Some Christians may be confused as to the difference between “talents” and “gift of the Holy Spirit.” I was not real …

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Jul 03 2012

Talent vs Gifts of the Holy Spirit

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Many of us may confuse or use interchangeably “talent” with “gifts of the Holy Spirit.” They are not the same. Talent is “a special natural ability or aptitude.” 1 If we take a close look at ourselves, we will discover an area that we are stronger in than other areas. Some people seem to have …

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