Elders' Weekly thought
Today, a friend sent me the link to a short video testimony which he seen online.
In it, Lee, an Irishman who had been in hospital with Covid-19, tells of how the Lord responded to his need through the simple prayer and action of a stranger.
It’s a touching and encouraging story of how the Lord can answer our need and how we can be used just through being available to Him and showing His love to others.
I encourage you to watch this now:
As we follow Jesus, let’s all encourage each other by using the gifts and talents the Lord has given each person for the building up of the church. As Paul writes,
“4 There are different kinds of gifts, but the same
Spirit distributes them. 5 There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. 6 There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and in
everyone it is the same God at work. 7 Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common
To one there is given through the Spirit a
message of wisdom, to another a message of knowledge by means of the
same Spirit, 9 to another faith by the same Spirit, to another gifts of
healing by that one Spirit, 10 to another miraculous powers, to another prophecy, to another
distinguishing between spirits, to another speaking in different kinds of
tongues, and to still another the interpretation of tongues.
11 All these
are the work of one and the same Spirit, and he distributes them to each
one, just as he determines.”