There are many gifts

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    There are many gifts, but the same Spirit.
    There are many works, but the same God,
    and the Spirit gives each as it chooses.
    Praise the Lord. Praise God.

                Now one has the gift of wisdom,
                another the calling to speak,
                one the ability to comfort,
                another the calling to teach.........................Refrain

                A body has many members,
                yet all work in unity.  
                The church is the body of Christ,
                his arms, ears and eyes, hands and feet.......Refrain

                Not all are called to be prophets,
                and not all are called to preach,
                but all should aim for the best gifts
                and love is the greatest of these..................Refrain

#304 in Hymnal: A Worship Book

Words:  based on 1 Corinthians 12, Patricia Shelly, 1976, Many Gifts, 1977
   Tune:  Patricia Shelly, 1976, Many Gifts, 1977;
                  accompaniment by Marilyn Houser Hamm, 1989
                        Text & Music Copyright 1977 Patricia Shelly
                        Accompaniment Copyright 1989
Marilyn Houser Hamm

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Be thankful for the musician's gift, and bless the Lord.

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