Da Vinci painted one Mona Lisa. Beethoven composed one Fifth Symphony. And God made one version of you! God custom-designed you for a one-of-a-kind assignment—“to each according to each one’s unique ability” (Matthew 25:15).
“The Spirit has given each of us a special way of serving others” (1 Corinthians 12:7). Did the apostle Paul say, “The Spirit has given some of us. . .”? Or a few of us. . .?” No! “The Spirit has given each of us a special way of serving others.”
You don’t have to do everything! You’re not God’s solution to society, you are a solution in society. Don’t worry about the skills you don’t have. Don’t covet the strength others do have. Just extract your uniqueness—to God’s glory!
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