5-31-15 All For One – Part One

painting by Janet McKensie

8 For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit;

9 To another faith by the same Spirit; to another the gifts of healing by the same Spirit;

10 To another the working of miracles; to another prophecy; to another discerning of spirits; to another divers kinds of tongues; to another the interpretation of tongues:

11 But all these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will.

12 For as the body is one, and hath many members, and all the members of that one body, being many, are one body: so also is Christ.

1 Corinthians 12:8-12 KJV


When you are saved by Christ’s atoning blood,

You then become much more than family;

The Spirit enters you just like a flood

And works on you uniquely by degree.

Just as the body is comprised of parts,

Each part designed to function for the whole,

Yet none can long survive when pulled apart

But thrives with all the others in their role.

The Holy Spirit knows your aptitude

And fashions you to serve in harmony.

It may not always be what you pursued

Before you came to Christ and was set free.

The gift the Spirit lays upon your heart

You’ll find in time was perfect from the start.



sonnet #375

6 comments on “5-31-15 All For One – Part One

  1. Dorothy Sittler says:

    WoW! HallELuJAH!

    Ephesians 4:4-6 ONE
    Ephesians 4:11 different gifts

  2. Planting Potatoes says:

    what a blessing your words are – God bless!

    • jaytharding says:

      Thank you! I’m grateful the Lord gave me the ability, through the graceful gift of the Holy Spirit, to make these daily sonnets available. Your kind and blessed words are a confirmation to my soul.

      • Planting Potatoes says:

        your hard word and diligence is a blessing to us all Jay! God bless

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