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  • 1. Special Gifts
  • 2. Therefore I, a prisoner for serving the Lord,beg you to lead a life worthy of your calling,for you have been called by God. 2 Always behumble and gentle. Be patient with eachother, making allowance for each other’sfaults because of your love. 3 Make everyeffort to keep yourselves united in the Spirit,binding yourselves together with peace. 4 Forthere is one body and one Spirit, just as youhave been called to one glorious hope for thefuture. Ephesians 4:1-4
  • 3. 5 There is one Lord, one faith, onebaptism,6 and one God and Father, who isover all and in all and livingthrough all.7 However, he has given each oneof us a special gift through thegenerosity of Christ.Ephesians 4:5-7
  • 4. That is why the Scriptures say,“When he ascended to the heights,    he led a crowd of captives    and gave gifts to his people.”Eph.4:8 and Psalm 68:18
  • 5. Notice that it says “he ascended.” Thisclearly means that Christ alsodescended to our lowly world. Andthe same one who descended is theone who ascended higher than all theheavens, so that he might fill theentire universe with himself.Ephesians 4:9-10
  • 6. Their responsibility is to equip God’speople to do his work and build up thechurch, the body of Christ. This willcontinue until we all come to suchunity in our faith and knowledge ofGod’s Son that we will be mature in theLord, measuring up to the full andcomplete standard of Christ.Ephesians 4:12-13
  • 7. Then we will no longer be immature like children.We won’t be tossed and blown about by everywind of new teaching. We will not be influencedwhen people try to trick us with lies so clever theysound like the truth. Instead, we will speak thetruth in love, growing in every way more and morelike Christ, who is the head of his body, thechurch. He makes the whole body fit togetherperfectly. As each part does its own special work,it helps the other parts grow, so that the wholebody is healthy and growing and full of love.Ephesians 4:14-16
  • 8. Verse of the Day“My old self has been crucified withChrist. It is no longer I who live, butChrist lives in me. So I live in this earthlybody by trusting in the Son of God, wholoved me and gave himself for me.”Galatians 2:20
  • 9. A Living Sacrifice to God Romans 12 Key verse: 4-8Living as a Children of Light Ephesians 4:17-32 Key verse: 30-32
  • 10. Special Gifts 10
  • 11. Special GiftsNow these are the gifts Christ gaveto the church: the apostles, theprophets, the evangelists, and thepastors and teachers.Ephesians 4:11 10
  • 12. Categories and Reasons for the Gifts 11
  • 13. Categories and Reasons for the GiftsSpecial GiftsApostlesProphetsEvangelistsPastorsTeachers 11
  • 14. Categories and Reasons for the GiftsSpecial GiftsApostlesProphets To Equip the church for serviceEvangelistsPastorsTeachers 11
  • 15. Categories and Reasons for the GiftsSpecial GiftsApostlesProphets To Equip the church for serviceEvangelistsPastors Speaking Gifts:Teachers Training Teaching Exhortation Word of Wisdom and Knowledge 11
  • 16. Categories and Reasons for the GiftsSpecial GiftsApostlesProphets To Equip the church for serviceEvangelistsPastors Speaking Gifts:Teachers Training Teaching To Explain the Truth of God’s Word Exhortation Word of Wisdom and Knowledge 11
  • 17. Categories and Reasons for the GiftsSpecial GiftsApostlesProphets To Equip the church for serviceEvangelistsPastors Speaking Gifts:Teachers Training Teaching To Explain the Truth of God’s Word Exhortation Word of WisdomGifts of Service: and KnowledgeService, HelpsLeadership,Administration To Facilitate the Work of GodGiving, MercyDiscerning ofSpirits,Hospitality 11
  • 18. Categories and Reasons for the GiftsSpecial GiftsApostlesProphets To Equip the church for serviceEvangelistsPastors Speaking Gifts:Teachers Training Teaching To Explain the Truth of God’s Word Exhortation Word of WisdomGifts of Service: and KnowledgeService, HelpsLeadership,Administration To Facilitate the Work of GodGiving, MercyDiscerning ofSpirits, Sign Gifts:Hospitality Power of Prayers, Miracles of Faith, Hope, and Love 11 Healing
  • 19. Categories and Reasons for the GiftsSpecial GiftsApostlesProphets To Equip the church for serviceEvangelistsPastors Speaking Gifts:Teachers Training Teaching To Explain the Truth of God’s Word Exhortation Word of WisdomGifts of Service: and KnowledgeService, HelpsLeadership,Administration To Facilitate the Work of GodGiving, MercyDiscerning ofSpirits, Sign Gifts:Hospitality Power of Prayers, Miracles of Faith, Hope, To Authenticate the Revelation of God and Love 11 Healing
  • 20. Five Special Functions 12
  • 21. Five Special Functions 12
  • 22. Five Special Functions GiftApostleProphetEvangelistPastorTeacher 12
  • 23. Five Special Functions GiftApostleProphetEvangelistPastorTeacher 12
  • 24. Five Special Functions GiftApostleProphetEvangelistPastorTeacher 12
  • 25. Five Special Functions Gift Definition Those specially chosen by Jesus in order to found theApostle Church in the world.ProphetEvangelistPastorTeacher 12
  • 26. Five Special Functions Gift Definition Illustration Acts Those specially chosen by Jesus in order to found the 13:1-4;14:4Apostle Church in the world.ProphetEvangelistPastorTeacher 12
  • 27. Five Special Functions Gift Definition Illustration Acts Those specially chosen by Jesus in order to found the 13:1-4;14:4Apostle Church in the world.ProphetEvangelistPastorTeacher 12
  • 28. Five Special Functions Gift Definition Illustration Acts Those specially chosen by Jesus in order to found the 13:1-4;14:4Apostle Church in the world.Prophet Those who receive the revelation of the infallible Word of God and proclaim it and/or wrote it under inspirationEvangelistPastorTeacher 12
  • 29. Five Special Functions Gift Definition Illustration Acts Those specially chosen by Jesus in order to found the 13:1-4;14:4Apostle Church in the world.Prophet Those who receive the revelation of the infallible Acts 11:27:30; Word of God and proclaim it and/or wrote it under 21:10-14 inspirationEvangelistPastorTeacher 12
  • 30. Five Special Functions Gift Definition Illustration Acts Those specially chosen by Jesus in order to found the 13:1-4;14:4Apostle Church in the world.Prophet Those who receive the revelation of the infallible Acts 11:27:30; Word of God and proclaim it and/or wrote it under 21:10-14 inspiration Those who teach - exhort the gospel with clearly andEvangelist effectively to unbelieverPastorTeacher 12
  • 31. Five Special Functions Gift Definition Illustration Acts Those specially chosen by Jesus in order to found the 13:1-4;14:4Apostle Church in the world.Prophet Those who receive the revelation of the infallible Acts 11:27:30; Word of God and proclaim it and/or wrote it under 21:10-14 inspiration Those who teach - exhort the gospel with clearly and Acts 8:4-8,Evangelist effectively to unbeliever 26-40PastorTeacher 12
  • 32. Five Special Functions Gift Definition Illustration Acts Those specially chosen by Jesus in order to found the 13:1-4;14:4Apostle Church in the world.Prophet Those who receive the revelation of the infallible Acts 11:27:30; Word of God and proclaim it and/or wrote it under 21:10-14 inspiration Those who teach - exhort the gospel with clearly and Acts 8:4-8,Evangelist effectively to unbeliever 26-40PastorTeacher 12
  • 33. Five Special Functions Gift Definition Illustration Acts Those specially chosen by Jesus in order to found the 13:1-4;14:4Apostle Church in the world.Prophet Those who receive the revelation of the infallible Acts 11:27:30; Word of God and proclaim it and/or wrote it under 21:10-14 inspiration Those who teach - exhort the gospel with clearly and Acts 8:4-8,Evangelist effectively to unbeliever 26-40PastorTeacher 12
  • 34. Five Special Functions Gift Definition Illustration Acts Those specially chosen by Jesus in order to found the 13:1-4;14:4Apostle Church in the world.Prophet Those who receive the revelation of the infallible Acts 11:27:30; Word of God and proclaim it and/or wrote it under 21:10-14 inspiration Those who teach - exhort the gospel with clearly and Acts 8:4-8,Evangelist effectively to unbeliever 26-40Pastor Those who lead and are responsible for others in their Christian lifeTeacher 12
  • 35. Five Special Functions Gift Definition Illustration Acts Those specially chosen by Jesus in order to found the 13:1-4;14:4Apostle Church in the world.Prophet Those who receive the revelation of the infallible Acts 11:27:30; Word of God and proclaim it and/or wrote it under 21:10-14 inspiration Those who teach - exhort the gospel with clearly and Acts 8:4-8,Evangelist effectively to unbeliever 26-40Pastor Those who lead and are responsible for others in Elders in their Christian life Ephesus ActsTeacher 20:17-35 12
  • 36. Five Special Functions Gift Definition Illustration Acts Those specially chosen by Jesus in order to found the 13:1-4;14:4Apostle Church in the world.Prophet Those who receive the revelation of the infallible Acts 11:27:30; Word of God and proclaim it and/or wrote it under 21:10-14 inspiration Those who teach - exhort the gospel with clearly and Acts 8:4-8,Evangelist effectively to unbeliever 26-40Pastor Those who lead and are responsible for others in Elders in their Christian life Ephesus Acts Those who can explain and apply the Word of GodTeacher already revealed 20:17-35 12
  • 37. The Roles in the Ministries 13
  • 38. The Roles in the Ministries Person 13
  • 39. The Roles in the Ministries PersonJESUS CHRIST Eph.1:22-23 Col 1:22-23Eph. 4:15-16 13
  • 40. The Roles in the Ministries Person FunctionJESUS CHRIST Eph.1:22-23 Col 1:22-23Eph. 4:15-16 13
  • 41. The Roles in the Ministries Person FunctionJESUS CHRIST Eph. HEAD of the direction and authority1:22-23 Col 1:22-23 through the understanding of theEph. 4:15-16 revealed Word of God 13
  • 42. The Roles in the Ministries Person Function ConsequenceJESUS CHRIST Eph. HEAD of the direction and authority1:22-23 Col 1:22-23 through the understanding of theEph. 4:15-16 revealed Word of God 13
  • 43. The Roles in the Ministries Person Function ConsequenceJESUS CHRIST Eph. HEAD of the direction and authority EQUIP EVERY BELIEVER for their part1:22-23 Col 1:22-23 through the understanding of the in the service and leadership throughEph. 4:15-16 revealed Word of God Special Spiritual Gifts 13
  • 44. The Roles in the Ministries Person Function ConsequenceJESUS CHRIST Eph. HEAD of the direction and authority EQUIP EVERY BELIEVER for their part1:22-23 Col 1:22-23 through the understanding of the in the service and leadership throughEph. 4:15-16 revealed Word of God Special Spiritual GiftsBISHOP/ELDER/ PASTOR/TEACHER Acts 20:17,28; 1 Pet 5:1-4; 1 Tim5:17 13
  • 45. The Roles in the Ministries Person Function ConsequenceJESUS CHRIST Eph. HEAD of the direction and authority EQUIP EVERY BELIEVER for their part1:22-23 Col 1:22-23 through the understanding of the in the service and leadership throughEph. 4:15-16 revealed Word of God Special Spiritual GiftsBISHOP/ELDER/ PASTOR/ LEADERSHIP of the local churchTEACHER Acts 20:17,28; by administration, teaching, disciple- 1 Pet 5:1-4; 1 Tim making, and applying the Word5:17 13
  • 46. The Roles in the Ministries Person Function ConsequenceJESUS CHRIST Eph. HEAD of the direction and authority EQUIP EVERY BELIEVER for their part1:22-23 Col 1:22-23 through the understanding of the in the service and leadership throughEph. 4:15-16 revealed Word of God Special Spiritual GiftsBISHOP/ELDER/ PASTOR/ LEADERSHIP of the local church GIFTED MEN that God raises usTEACHER Acts 20:17,28; by administration, teaching, disciple- in every church to serve as 1 Pet 5:1-4; 1 Tim making, and applying the Word5:17 evangelists, pastors and teachers 13
  • 47. The Roles in the Ministries Person Function ConsequenceJESUS CHRIST Eph. HEAD of the direction and authority EQUIP EVERY BELIEVER for their part1:22-23 Col 1:22-23 through the understanding of the in the service and leadership throughEph. 4:15-16 revealed Word of God Special Spiritual GiftsBISHOP/ELDER/ PASTOR/ LEADERSHIP of the local church GIFTED MEN that God raises usTEACHER Acts 20:17,28; by administration, teaching, disciple- in every church to serve as 1 Pet 5:1-4; 1 Tim making, and applying the Word5:17 evangelists, pastors and teachersDEACONS Acts 6:1-7Rom. 16:1-2 1Timothy 3:8-13 13
  • 48. The Roles in the Ministries Person Function ConsequenceJESUS CHRIST Eph. HEAD of the direction and authority EQUIP EVERY BELIEVER for their part1:22-23 Col 1:22-23 through the understanding of the in the service and leadership throughEph. 4:15-16 revealed Word of God Special Spiritual GiftsBISHOP/ELDER/ PASTOR/ LEADERSHIP of the local church GIFTED MEN that God raises usTEACHER Acts 20:17,28; by administration, teaching, disciple- in every church to serve as 1 Pet 5:1-4; 1 Tim making, and applying the Word5:17 evangelists, pastors and teachersDEACONS Acts 6:1-7 SELECTION and SUBMISSION toRom. 16:1-2 1 the leaders and SUPPORT to theTimothy 3:8-13 ministries of church 13
  • 49. The Roles in the Ministries Person Function ConsequenceJESUS CHRIST Eph. HEAD of the direction and authority EQUIP EVERY BELIEVER for their part1:22-23 Col 1:22-23 through the understanding of the in the service and leadership throughEph. 4:15-16 revealed Word of God Special Spiritual GiftsBISHOP/ELDER/ PASTOR/ LEADERSHIP of the local church GIFTED MEN that God raises usTEACHER Acts 20:17,28; by administration, teaching, disciple- in every church to serve as 1 Pet 5:1-4; 1 Tim making, and applying the Word5:17 evangelists, pastors and teachersDEACONS Acts 6:1-7 SELECTION and SUBMISSION to SERVE THE NEEDS of the congregationRom. 16:1-2 1 the leaders and SUPPORT to the by facilitating the needs to fulfill the visionTimothy 3:8-13 ministries of church that God gives the leaders 13
  • 50. The Roles in the Ministries Person Function ConsequenceJESUS CHRIST Eph. HEAD of the direction and authority EQUIP EVERY BELIEVER for their part1:22-23 Col 1:22-23 through the understanding of the in the service and leadership throughEph. 4:15-16 revealed Word of God Special Spiritual GiftsBISHOP/ELDER/ PASTOR/ LEADERSHIP of the local church GIFTED MEN that God raises usTEACHER Acts 20:17,28; by administration, teaching, disciple- in every church to serve as 1 Pet 5:1-4; 1 Tim making, and applying the Word5:17 evangelists, pastors and teachersDEACONS Acts 6:1-7 SELECTION and SUBMISSION to SERVE THE NEEDS of the congregationRom. 16:1-2 1 the leaders and SUPPORT to the by facilitating the needs to fulfill the visionTimothy 3:8-13 ministries of church that God gives the leadersCONGREGATION Acts6:3-5; 14:23 Eph. 4:12-16 13
  • 51. The Roles in the Ministries Person Function ConsequenceJESUS CHRIST Eph. HEAD of the direction and authority EQUIP EVERY BELIEVER for their part1:22-23 Col 1:22-23 through the understanding of the in the service and leadership throughEph. 4:15-16 revealed Word of God Special Spiritual GiftsBISHOP/ELDER/ PASTOR/ LEADERSHIP of the local church GIFTED MEN that God raises usTEACHER Acts 20:17,28; by administration, teaching, disciple- in every church to serve as 1 Pet 5:1-4; 1 Tim making, and applying the Word5:17 evangelists, pastors and teachersDEACONS Acts 6:1-7 SELECTION and SUBMISSION to SERVE THE NEEDS of the congregationRom. 16:1-2 1 the leaders and SUPPORT to the by facilitating the needs to fulfill the visionTimothy 3:8-13 ministries of church that God gives the leadersCONGREGATION Acts BACK UP the leaders and serve the6:3-5; 14:23 Eph. 4:12-16 need of each other and the church 1 Corinthians 15 13
  • 52. The Roles in the Ministries Person Function ConsequenceJESUS CHRIST Eph. HEAD of the direction and authority EQUIP EVERY BELIEVER for their part1:22-23 Col 1:22-23 through the understanding of the in the service and leadership throughEph. 4:15-16 revealed Word of God Special Spiritual GiftsBISHOP/ELDER/ PASTOR/ LEADERSHIP of the local church GIFTED MEN that God raises usTEACHER Acts 20:17,28; by administration, teaching, disciple- in every church to serve as 1 Pet 5:1-4; 1 Tim making, and applying the Word5:17 evangelists, pastors and teachersDEACONS Acts 6:1-7 SELECTION and SUBMISSION to SERVE THE NEEDS of the congregationRom. 16:1-2 1 the leaders and SUPPORT to the by facilitating the needs to fulfill the visionTimothy 3:8-13 ministries of church that God gives the leadersCONGREGATION Acts BACK UP the leaders and serve the SERVE THE NEEDS of each6:3-5; 14:23 Eph. 4:12-16 need of each other and the church other and those outside the church 1 Corinthians 15 13
  • 53. Jesus Christ is a Lion-likeLamb and a Lamb-likeLion, he has the right tobring the world to an endfor the glory of his nameand the good of his people. Revelation 5:5-6