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Though God has blessed all of us with talents, we don’t always feel like we know what to do with

these gifts.

Here are 5 things to remember that will boost your confidence in what the Holy Spirit has already

implanted within you.

It is Him working through you. Philippians 2:13 says, “For it is God who works in you to will

and act in order to fulfill his good purpose.” I love this verse because it is a much-needed

reminder in times of doubt that, first of all, your gift does not come from you. It comes from

God working through you. He is the giver of not only the dream, but the desire to fulfill it. The

same one who gave you the vision, will give you the drive to see it through and also, the

ability to carry it out.

It is not your adequacy, but His sufficiency that matters. We often quote Philippians

4:13 (NKJV)- “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” it’s a powerful scripture,

but the question is, do you believe it? You must truly have faith that it is indeed the Lord

working through your talents and members to fulfill His purposes. Put your gifts to use

knowing that where you are deficient, God is sufficient. When you feel inadequate, or as

though you don’t have the power to do anything, that’s understandable. We all feel that way

sometimes. Thankfully, you nor I is expected to rely on ourselves. What a load off! The Lord

is our strength. He has given us all we need to do what He has asked of us.

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source: Nyla Ortega  // Spiritual

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