Exodus 31:2-5, NKJV “2) See, I have called by name Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah: 3) And I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship, 4) To devise cunning works, to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass, 5) And in cutting of stones, to set them, and in carving of timber, to work in all manner of workmanship.”
Exodus 31:2-5, CEV “2) I have chosen Bezalel from the Judah tribe to make the sacred tent and its furnishings. 3-5) Not only have I filled him with my Spirit, but I have given him wisdom and made him a skilled craftsman who can create objects of art with gold, silver, bronze, precious stones, and wood.”
Moses went to the Mount of Sinai, receiving instructions from the LORD with respect to the Law, worship, and the structuring of the Tabernacle. One of the names that came up in the conversation was Bezalel. Bezalel had amazing ability to cut and design gold, silver, bronze, stone and wood into wonderful artifacts. Bezalel however did not even know that God had drawn His ‘pastor’s’ attention to that fact that the ability he had was Heavenly and Divine. I wonder if he even knew that what he probably called ‘occupation’ was actually a Divine calling.
Every person has been Endowed with a gift by God (Rom 12: 6-8), so whatever gift you have use/do it with all your heart: do it passionately. You have a Gift, but we have enemy called satan & he is a deceiver. He wants you to believe that do not have nothing. When you get to the top stay humble before God; know that everything you have is a Gift from Him & every little bit of influence that you have is also a Gift from Him & He Can Take it from you a lot quicker than how you got there.
As a believer you have success/gift inside you (Eph; 4, 7). Any gift from the Spirit is not primarily for you; it is for the benefit of others. Don’t worship the gift but worship the Giver. God gives all of us gifts, but He doesn’t give all of us all the same gift, that’s why we need other people. You and I have gifts: you do not have to envy me and I also don’t have to envy you, because I cannot do your gift and you too you cannot do mine. Do not compare yourself with other people, and say ‘why am I not getting what they are getting’?
Many people go about their lives without knowing that God has deposited some special skills and abilities in them. Some have also discovered and are using their gifts, but they think that they produced those abilities themselves. In spite of the fact that you developed an ability in you, it is God Almighty who put that ability inside of you. Beloved, acknowledging and appreciating this truth is extremely important. Your gifts and Divinely given abilities are important clues to your Divine Assignment on Earth. May God Help us to discover all the gifts He has Deposited in us.
Never look down on people who cannot do what can do, know that anything that you can do is a Gift from God. In God’s Economy, you believe first then see you; you cannot wait to see it first before you believe. Your believing becomes your living, so as long as believe that you are poor person you will always be poor but when you wake up in the morning lay on your bed say; ‘…I’m Anointed, I have gifts & Talents, God Loves me, I’m The Righteousness of God…’ The only way you can truly love somebody who is not like you is to have a humble enough mind to realize that whatever you are is a Gift from God.
Heavenly Father, I am very grateful to you for all the gifts, talents, and abilities you have Given to me. Please Grant me the needed Grace to make the best use of them to the Glory of Your Name.
In Jesus’ Name, Amen.