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    Monday, 17 July 2017

    DCLM Daily Manna for 17 July 2017

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    DCLM Daily Manna  for 17 July 2017

    TOPIC- DCLM Daily Manna 17 July, 2017 by Pastor Kumuyi - Edifying The Body Of Christ


    Topic: Edifying The Body Of Christ [Monday July 17, 2017]
    Text: Ephesians 4:11-16


    Key Verse: "For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ" (Ephesians 4:12).

    DCLM Daily Manna  for 17 July 2017

    The Apostle Paul revealed in our text that when Jesus ascended into heaven, He gave some believers ministry gifts to function as apostles, prophets, evangelists, pastors and teachers. These gifts are different from personal spiritual gifts.

    DCLM Daily Manna  for 17 July 2017



    They are referred to as five-fold ministry gifts for ministers which the Holy Spirit gives to the church to develop the members, help them to discover and use their personal spiritual gifts. These gifts in the church are for the purpose of edification, equipping, growing and maturing believers so that they will grow from spiritual babes to mature believers. And they foster unity among believers. Apostles refers to certain men called directly by Jesus DCLM Daily Manna  for 17 July 2017  Christ and given special authority to lay doctrinal foundation in the church. The prophet is gifted to speak unto men edification, exhortation and comfort. He also has the supernatural ability to receive and declare revelation from God about future events.


    The evangelist is specially gifted to point sinners to Christ and challenge fellow believers to win souls. The pastor/teacher is endowed with a supernatural ability to communicate and clarify the details of God’s word and lead the flock to God. He combines the qualities of a shepherd and extraordinary skills of a trainer. All teachers may not necessarily be pastors, but all pastors must be teachers. God wants His people to grow and come to unity and perfection in Christ (Ephesians 4:13).

    The goal is that all believers in Christ must attain the full stature of Christ-likeness and become productive members of the Body of Christ.DCLM Daily Manna  for 17 July 2017   This growth will be achieved when the believers are united in faith, holiness and love. Have you discovered your own ministry gift? Pray through and receive, so that you experience great revival, blessings and be a co-labourer with Christ.

    Thought for the day: The saved is gifted to serve the Body.

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    Thought for the day: Salvation is free, but stewardship is costly.
    Bible Reading in one Year: GENESIS 48-50

    William Folorunso Kumuyi (born 6 June 1941) is the founder and General Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church situated at KM 42 on the busy Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Nigeria. He is the author of several books. In the early 1970s Kumuyi worked as an education lecturer at the University of Lagos. DCLM Daily Manna 
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    DCLM Daily Manna  for 17 July 2017

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