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Sp gifts 7


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Sp gifts 7

  1. 1. I Corinthians 12Introduction To Spiritual Gifts
  2. 2. DEFINITION: A spiritual gift is a supernatural ability, given to a believerat the time of salvation, enabling him to minister to the Body of Christ in the area of that gift.
  3. 3. “Temporary” Gifts...• “Authenticating” gifts, Hebrews 2:3-4. (Also called “sign gifts”)• “Foundational” Gifts, Ephesians 2:20-21 Apostle Prophet
  4. 4. “Temporary” Gifts, I Cor. 12:8-10; 13:8-10 apostle prophet word of wisdom word of knowledge faith healings effecting of miracles distinguishing of spirits various kinds of tongues interpretation of tongues
  5. 5. “Categories” of Permanent Gifts...• “Equipping” Gifts, Ephesians 4:11-12. Apostle Prophet Evangelist Pastor-Teacher
  6. 6. “Categories” of Permanent Gifts...• “Speaking” Gifts and “Serving” Gifts, I Peter 4:11.
  7. 7. “Permanent” Gifts... Pastor-Teacher, Eph. 4:11 Teacher, I Cor. 12:28 Evangelist, Eph. 4:11 Ruling and Administrations, ICor. 12:28; Romans 12:8
  8. 8. “Permanent” Gifts... Exhortation, Rom. 12:8 Helps, I Cor. 12:28 Mercy, Romans 12:8 Ministry, Romans 12:7 Giving, Romans 12:8
  9. 9. The Importance of Knowing Your Gift…• Give you direction in your ministry• Give you confidence in your ministry BUT…if you are serving… you will likely be SERVING in the area of your gift… even if you don’t know its name.
  10. 10. The Danger of Knowing Your Gift…• Spiritual pride!• Neglecting other areas of service, just because they aren’t “in your gift.” WE ALL have responsibilities in the areas of ALL of the gifts!!!
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