Get in the Game! WEEK 3: Playing Your Position 1 Corinthians 12:14-18 For the body does not consist of one member but of many. If the foot should say, “Because I am not a hand, I do not belong to the body,” that would not make it any less a part of the body. And if the ear should say, "Because I am not an eye, I do not belong to the body," that would not make it any less a part of the body. If the whole body were an eye, where would be the sense of hearing? If the whole body were an ear, where would be the sense of smell? But as it is, God arranged the members in the body, each one of them, as he chose. God's Depth Chart: God has a unique position for you The heart of man plans his ways, but the Lord establishes his steps. Proverbs 16:9 Acts 13:36 For David, after he had served the purpose of God in his own generation, fell asleep and was laid with his fathers and saw corruption, Jeremiah 29:11 11 For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. Ephesians 2:10 10 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them. God's Depth Chart: God has a unique position for you You are gifted for your position 1 Corinthians 7:7 7 I wish that all were as I myself am. But each has his own gift from God, one of one kind and one of another. 1 Peter 4:10 10 As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace: 1 Corinthians 12:11 *11 All these are empowered by one and the same Spirit, who apportions to each one individually as he wills.> * 2 Timothy 1:6 "...fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you…" God's Depth Chart: God has a unique position for you You are gifted for your position Your position is for a purpose Matthew 25:14-15 "For it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted to them his property. To one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away. Matthew 25:30 30 And cast the worthless servant into the outer darkness. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’ God's Depth Chart: God has a unique position for you You are gifted for your position Your position is for a purpose Your position is a must for the team 1 Corinthians 12:21 The eye cannot say to the hand, “I have no need of you,” nor again the head to the feet, "I have no need of you." 2 Timothy 4:8 Henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will award to me on that day, and not only to me but also to all who have loved his appearing. Thank you so much for joining us in worship at First Free Will Baptist Church today. We hope your experience has been meaningful and that you will join us again soon!