You can have inspiration. It is a gift from God. We are gifted people, all of us. And every one of our gifts comes from God. The Bible tells about God’s gifts to mankind:

“You have gone up on high; you have led captivity captive; you have received gifts for men, yes, for the rebellious also, that You might dwell among them, O Jehovah God.” (Psalm 68:18).

In the New Testament, too: “Therefore He says, When He ascended up on high, He led captivity captive and gave gifts to men.” (Ephesians 4:8).

An expression of the gifts of God in us shows up in the world around us, such as: technology, medicine and art. They are also expressed in our heads and hearts: the Law of God, the Ten Commandments; the knowledge of good and evil, the knowledge of right and wrong. It is just there.

The media while, ignoring God as much as possible, unintentionally shouts it aloud by holding a politician to it when a moral law is transgressed. They may not acknowledge a moral principle as coming from God, but there is no other origin for true morality. When it is convenient morality jumps to the forefront of the public conversation. That is good because it shows that the moral law is written in all of us, admitted or not.

We know we should be faithful to our spouse. We know we should not slander. We know we should not murder. We know we should not covet . . . it’s written in our hearts.

How great that we as Christians can look up, be inspired by our Creator, look for his gifts in us and allow His ways and means to be expressed through us. Here is how we find our purpose, discover our gifts and make a difference.

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