100 Great Things to do in the Body

My pastor preached today about how God has given us everything we need through the Holy Spirit to live godly, righteous lives.  As I considered all that God has invested in us, I began to think about all the things God empowers us to do.

Holiness is not static, and God has not called us to a stationary life.  Righteousness isn’t always about what you don’t do, it is in doing and being what God created you to be to the fullest.  So when I think about

2 Corinthians 5:10

10 For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each of us may receive what is due us for the things done while in the body, whether good or bad.

I think about what kinds of things we are called to do as His people.

So, inspired by the lives of people recorded in the Bible, as well as scripture that speaks specifically to us, My daughter and I came up with a list of 100 Great things to do in the Body.

So without further ado, and in no particular order, here is our list;

  1. Be Fruitful and Multiply
  2. Name and classify animals and plants
  3. Manage fish and animal life
  4. Marry
  5. Build homes
  6. Build cities
  7. Cultivate the ground
  8. Raise children
  9. Share meals
  10. Interpret dreams
  11. Grow in knowledge
  12. Build life-long friendships
  13. Take journeys
  14. Entertain angels
  15. Leave an inheritance
  16. Travel in a boat
  17. Honor God with your tithes
  18. Go fishing
  19. Work for Kings
  20. play skillfully on an instrument
  21. Govern a nation
  22. Offer forgiveness
  23. Save a people group or a nation
  24. Study God’s laws
  25. Pray without ceasing
  26. Be filled with the Spirit
  27. Speak to each other in songs and hymns and spiritual songs
  28. Sing and make melody in your hearts to the Lord
  29. Share what you have with others
  30. Pray for one another
  31. Encourage one another and build each other up
  32. Be skillful in art
  33. Preach the gospel
  34. Baptize others
  35. Enjoy the fruit of your labor
  36. Enjoy the wife of your youth
  37. Stir up the Gifts of God in you
  38. Be strong in the Lord
  39. Put on the armor of God
  40. Fight the good fight of faith
  41. Don’t be weary in doing well
  42. Seek the Lord
  43. Sing to the Lord
  44. Clap your hands for joy
  45. Shout unto God with a voice of triumph
  46. Take Care of the widows and orphans
  47. Work
  48. Lay hands on the sick, pray and see them well
  49. Cast out devils
  50. Raise the dead
  51. Ask, receive and knock
  52. Teach
  53. Walk on water
  54. Speak truthfully to one another
  55. Make His praise glorious
  56. Humble yourself in the sight of the Lord
  57. Honor your parents
  58. Feed God’s sheep
  59. Dance with joy
  60. Rejoice and be exceedingly glad
  61. Be faithful
  62. Be the ruler of much
  63. Speak in tongues
  64. Prophecy
  65. Bear one another’s burdens
  66. Speak for those who have no voice
  67. Defend Justice
  68. Do justly
  69. love mercy
  70. Walk humbly with Your God
  71. Boast in the Lord
  72. Remember what God has done
  73. Commune with God
  74. Worship
  75. Kneel
  76. Love one another
  77. Purchase real estate
  78. Start a business
  79. Be slow to speak, quick to listen
  80. Preside as a judge
  81. Speak to Kings and Rulers
  82. Introduce others to Jesus
  83. Let your light shine
  84. Endure hardship
  85. Run the race of life
  86. Grow in wisdom
  87. Delight in good things
  88. Think on praiseworthy things
  89. Share good news with others
  90. Hope
  91. Believe in God
  92. Serve one another
  93. Repent
  94. Be transformed
  95. Renew your mind
  96. Celebrate
  97. Gain contentment
  98. Lift up holy hands without wrath or doubting
  99. Make disciples of all nations
  100. Be ready

What else would you add?

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