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Your Place in the Body of Christ

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Your Place in the Body of Christ

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(Each of the biblical references below will highlight the verses in question.)

Slide 1

The Body of Christ - Your Place

A joint that supplies: [Ephesians 4:1, 7,12-16]

 Slide 2

God's Calling Plan - You Have a Calling

  • WALK worthy of your VOCATION or CALLING in Christ. [Ephesians 4:1,7]
  • Your WALK in the Spirit is your means to fulfil your CALLING
  • Ultimate goal: Keeping unity in the Spirit, in the bond of peace, compacting the body, and growing it to full maturity, to the measure of the stature of Christ.
  • Is your calling the same as your purpose in life? 
Read [Colossians 1:16]
  • Do you know your calling or purpose?
  • Do you know any Bible characters who had a calling or purpose?
  • What is it, Where and How?

Slide 3

Collisians Chapter 1 [col 1:15-19]

Finding your purpose
 begins with God

“… everything got started in Him
finds its purpose in Him.” - [Colossians 1:16] (Msg)

Slide 4

Calling is taking responsibility

  • For the mature who are rooted and grounded.
  • Mature are strong and committed, patient.
  • Take full responsibility and take action to solve challenges
  • They are dependable and focus on others
  • There is always a way with the mature

[eph 4:13]

  • Not for children, 
tossed to and fro.
  • Children are inconsistent, doubt, & lack commitment
  • Blame others and expect things to be done for them
  • Dependant and focussed on their own needs
  • Make excuses

[eph 4:14]

Slide 5

Five Purposes of the Church

Keys for guiding your purpose

The Great Commandment [matt 22:37-40]

1 - Worship - Love the Lord your God with all your heart
2 - Ministry/Service - Love your neighbour as yourself

The Great Commission [matt 28:18-20]

3 - Evangelism - Go and make Disciples
4 - Fellowship - Baptizing them
5 - Discipeship - Teaching them to Obey

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5 ways to discover your God given purpose

  • Your were planned for God’s pleasure: Worship [John 4:23-24]
  • You were formed for God’s family: Fellowship 
[Ephesians 2:19-22], [John 13:34]
  • You were created to become like Christ: Discipleship. 
[Eph 4:22-24], [Rom 8:28-29]
  • You were shaped for serving God: Ministry [1 Peter 4:10], [Matthew 6:24]
  • You were made for mission: Evangelism [Matthew 28:18-20]

Slide 7

God's various gifts are handed out everywhere; but they all originate in god's Spirit. God's various ministries are carried out everywhere; but they all originate in God's Spirit...Each person is given something to do that shows who God is.. [1 cor 12:4-11]

Your Personality and Talents -> Holy spirit gives you a Spiritual Gift -> Jesus gives you a service or job assignment -> God Works all of the gifts and job assignments together to accomplish his purpose.

[1 cor 12:24]

The combination of natural personalities and talents with:

  • Different gifts given by God the Spirit
  • Different gifts given by God the Spirit
  • Different services assigned by God the Son
  • Different kinds of Workings worked by God the Father

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  • The creative idealist is a thinker who represents the highest thinkers and most creative people
  • Emotional intelligence specialist is a feeler who represents the most emphatic, loving and gentlest of people.
  • Team player is a caretaker who represents those who love and support others selflessly.
  • Knowledgeable achiever is an achiever who see the big picture in life and who master, organise and complete the most difficulty of tasks.
  • The charismatic leader represents the people who are willing to take the risks and motivationally lead others into new ventures and causes worth fighting for.

Slide 9


  • God is supreme and I submit my will, wishes, conveniences to His. Not my will but Yours be done: [Luke 22:42]
  • The Word of God is supreme and I will believe and obey it in every way. Be it unto me according to your Word: [
Luke 1:38]
  • I submit my life, my body and my all for I know you will and your plans are best for me. [Romans 12:1-2]