” Fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you.” 2 Timothy 1:6
Breath, is a musical term that means to stop and take a breath. When playing with other
musicians, taking a breath at the same time is crucial to the flow of the song, so it’s written in right alongside the notes.
Today’s verse tells us to “fan into flame” our gifts from God. Just like a musician practices notes and breaths, we must use our talents to sharpen them. To set them on fire for God.
Gifts are not given in full bloom; they need to be developed through use. -NIV Notes
There are a few key things we can do to make sure the embers of our God-given gifts burn ready to catch ablaze.
Watering what we’ve been given takes a lifetime of faith, and a daily pursuit of happiness in the presence of our Father. Following Jesus guides us through the toils of life and to the purpose we were always created to manifest.
Father, Praise You for the seeds of our gifts. Thank You for watering them with Your Word. Forgive us for starving their growth, and bless us to follow close to Your Son and always within Your will for our lives. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
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