Is there a spiritual gift that corresponds with some people's ability to network and connect people?It was a question posed by Roy while we ate / hung out on Tuesday night.
Each person is given something to do that shows who God is: Everyone gets in on it, everyone benefits. All kinds of things are handed out by the Spirit, and to all kinds of people!1 Corinthians 12: 7-11 (The Message)
The variety is wonderful:
* wise counsel
* clear understanding
* simple trust
* healing the sick
* miraculous acts
* distinguishing between spirits
* interpretation of tongues
All these gifts have a common origin, but are handed out one by one by the one Spirit of God. He decides who gets what, and when.
I have two talents... well three, actually, if you consider having the gift of healing iPods a gift?!? I can present... and I can network. I'm not the best at either... not by a long shot... but these are my skills. I can't sing or create like Olly... or take beautiful images like the Soos... but I am comfortable in front of people and I like to meet and bring people together.
Question is... are my skills God-given (I believe they are) and, if so, do they fit within our understanding of spiritual gifts?
What do you think?
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