7 Spiritual Birthday Gifts Mike Mazzalongo 7 Gifts
7 Spiritual Birthday Gifts Mike Mazzalongo
7 Gifts 1. Purity just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and blameless before Him. - Ephesians 1: 4
7 Gifts 2. Adoption In love He predestined us to adoption as sons through Jesus Christ to Himself. - Ephesians 1: 4 b-5 a
7 Gifts 3. Grace According to the kind intention of His will, to the praise of the glory of His grace, which He freely bestowed on us. - Ephesians 1: 5 b-6
7 Gifts 4. Forgiveness In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace which He lavished on us. - Ephesians 1: 7 -8 a
7 Gifts 5. Knowledge In all wisdom and insight He made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His kind intention which He purposed in Him with a view to an administration suitable to the fullness of the times, that is, the summing up of all things in Christ, things in the heavens and things on the earth. - Ephesians 1: 8 b-10
7 Gifts 6. Inheritance In Him also we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to His purpose who works all things after the counsel of His will, to the end that we who were the first to hope in Christ would be to the praise of His glory. - Ephesians 1: 10 b-12
Our Inheritance • • Like angels – Luke 20: 36 No death – Rev. 7: 9 -12 Together with saints – I Thess. 4: 17 -18 Blessed experience – Eph. 1: 3 Conscious of self & others – Mt. 17: 13 With God – II Tim. 2: 11 -12 Heavenly activity – II Tim. 2: 12
7 Gifts 7. Holy Spirit In Him, you also, after listening to the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation—having also believed, you were sealed in Him with the Holy Spirit of promise, who is given as a pledge of our inheritance, with a view to the redemption of God’s own possession, to the praise of His glory.
Gift Groupings • 2 x New positions before God • 2 x New attitude by God • 2 x New experience of God
The value of the gift of the Holy Spirit is that He empowers and enables all the other spiritual gifts given to us.
Purity Keeps our way pure (Rom. 8: 26) Adoption We call God, “Father…” through the Holy Sprit (Rom. 8: 15) Grace The Spirit sustains our earthy home & the Kingdom of God. (Gen. 1: 2, I Cor. 12: 4)
Forgiveness Jesus offered Himself through the Spirit (Heb. 9: 14) Knowledge Men spoke by the Spirit (II Peter 1: 20 -21) Inheritance Raised by the Spirit (Rom. 8: 11)
In Jesus, Divinity becomes man through the Holy Spirit (John 1: 18) In Christianity, Humanity becomes godly through the Holy Spirit (Acts 2: 38)
When is your Spiritual Birthday?
“Happy Birthday to you To Jesus be true May God richly bless you Happy Birthday to you"