Reading a devotional tome,
Which again brought me back home…
On letting God’s Spirit roam?
I mean, in assignment or gift,
Pastors and teachers “lift”…
In the Spirit be free,
To be for many people His gift.
God’s word says all receive,
Especially those who believe…
Holy Spirit gifts
To each He sifts,
As needed, God’s will to achieve.*
It doesn’t say only one,
Gift gets everything done…
Hence the mission
Isn’t just one commission,
Be available whatever is done!
Who are we to limit God,**
King David would think that odd…
He was many things
In his life several strings
All at the same time were trod!
You yourselves know this truth,
Many things must be handled in youth…
One gets dizzy
At all angles busied,
But God works in all…forsooth!***
You know why gifts sought just one,
It’s less about what’s done…
One primary label
Assures folks are able,
To feel they are someone.****
*Read…in the Holy Bible…First Corinthians Chapter 12: verses 10 and 11.
**Ephesians 2:7…the limitless of God in Jesus Christ.
***See…The gospel of John 14: 26…and The Letter to the Colossians 1: 20….and Paul’s Letter to the Romans 8: 27-29.
****NOTE: The author’s personal opinion.