In Exodus 31 we read how it is that God Calls, Gifts, and Anoints each individual for their usefulness in His Kingdom. For their life work.
The Lord said to Moses, “See, I have called by name Bezalel the son of Uri, son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, and I have filled him with the Spirit of God, with ability and intelligence, with knowledge and all craftsmanship, to devise artistic designs, to work in gold, silver, and bronze, in cutting stones for setting, and in carving wood, to work in every craft …
God has called, gifted and anointed you for your life work. You may ask, how do I know what it is, I am gifted at? How do I know what my calling is? Here is your answer. It is in filling the blank.
When I ___________________________, I feel God’s pleasure.
Eric Lidell, an Olympic gold medalist, while being quizzed by his sister about his seeming dilemma of continuing to run professionally or moving to the missions field, filled in this blank. He said:
God made me fast, And when I RUN, I feel His pleasure
God gifted Eric with athletic capabilities. Running not just paid his bills, but also gave him a platform to make the most of God. For he was also, much effective in missions. There is a call of God on your life. God has gifted you to fulfill that call. Use His gift to serve Him. For not only will your needs be met in this life, but also, in the one to come.