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Stir Up Your Gifts

fire-camp-1Paul told Timothy to stir up the gift of God which was in him.

 Therefore I remind you to stir up the gift of God which is in you… (2Tim 1:6)

Picture stirring up a fire under barely glowing embers. With a little stirring, you get heat and a flame.

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How to Use Your Gifts

samson-pillarsGod gave Samson the gift of great physical strength. Instead of using it to rally his people and overcome the enemy, Samson used it for his own pleasure. During Samson’s 20 years as judge, Israel had no rest from Philistine rule (Jdg 15:20).

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Focus on Gifts or Character?

Do you recognize how fleeting your popularity can be (Lam 1:7-8)? Do you lean on your gifts alone or do you focus on building your character?

Take the following self-assessment. Which areas could use some work?

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