Am I using my present ability and skill to bless others, and develop expertise in new areas?
can’t be proficient in everything we can certainly expand the borders of our comfort zone by trying different things (Job 8:7; Zech 4:10). Those who were already skilled were used in the building and outfitting of the Tabernacle, and “I [God] have given skill to the craftsmen” further enhancing their talents (Ex 28:3ff, 31:3-11, 35:10ff).
Always acknowledge God’s part – Deuteronomy 8:18
same as any other target’. He was an expert with his sling and rejected Saul’s armour which he was not used to (1 Sam 17:24,34-40).
Success only comes by determined repeated effort and numerous failures; after all, who learned to walk without several bruises?