I Corinthians 12:18


I Corinthians 12:18 But in fact God has arranged the parts in the body, every one of them, just as he wanted them to be. 


Great God and Lord, thank you for your grace that brought me from unbelief and made me a member of the body of Christ. You carefully gifted me with unique abilities to serve the entire body. Yet too often I fail to see my own special gifts. At times with a jealous eye and an envious heart I covet the spiritual blessings of others. This kind of thinking doesn’t build up the body, it tears it down! Forgive me for this offensive behavior; eradicate it from my mind. Build me up each day with your love and your full forgiveness. Grant me a spirit that is content with my spiritual gifts and grateful for the gifts you have given others. Grant in me a desire to use my spiritual gifts with eagerness and joy! In Jesus’ name I pray, amen.