2 Timothy 1:9-14
9 It is God who saved us and chose us to live a holy life. He did this not because we deserved it, but because that was his plan long before the world began-to show his love and kindness to us through Christ Jesus. 10 And now he has made all of this plain to us by the coming of Christ Jesus, our Savior, who broke the power of death and showed us the way to everlasting life through the Good News. 11 And God chose me to be a preacher, an apostle, and a teacher of this Good News.  12 And that is why I am suffering here in prison. But I am not ashamed of it, for I know the one in whom I trust, and I am sure that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him until the day of his return.
13 Hold on to the pattern of right teaching you learned from me. And remember to live in the faith and love that you have in Christ Jesus. 14 With the help of the Holy Spirit who lives within us, carefully guard what has been entrusted to you.
Holy Bible, New Living Translation, (Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.) 1996.

Serving like Jesus means we are grateful.  Every skill, every ability is God given.  The air we breathe is a gift from God.  Serving God as Christ means we are to understand that everything comes from God and we just administrators of everything.  That includes the gifts He has given us.  They are not to be used for our own gain but to edify the body of Christ.  If you are not using your God given abilities to serve those who love Him, you are denying yourself the blessing of giving.  Sometimes, we feel our gifts are not good enough or we are not ready to serve.  But we should take what we have now and start to use it.  God does not expect perfection, He expects action.  God does not use perfect people because there aren’t any.  Start today with what you have even though it is not what you think it should be.  Show how grateful you are to God by using what He has given you for His purpose.  God will bless your effort and will bless those who receive because of your obedience.

Have a God Day!