The normal Christian life involves knowing and using my spiritual gifts to build up the Body of Christ. And — watching a lot of episodes of “Little House on the Prairie”! Just kidding about that last one. Although I will be staying with my 92-year-old mother-in-law as I preach for two Sundays at Cedarcroft Bible Chapel in New Jersey (their website is here).
On September 30th I will be speaking on our responsibility to the poor (the message is entitled “The Poor You Have with You Always”). On October 7th, the message will be “Servants of the Servant” and will focus on the four primary passages about the Christian’s spiritual gifts (Romans 12, I Corinthians 12, Ephesians 4, and I Peter 4).
We’ve looked at the first three texts — Let’s look at I Peter 4 this morning and draw some final conclusions to this brief series of posts. Here’s our text: