I Corinthians 12Introduction To Spiritual Gifts
DEFINITION:    A spiritual gift is a supernatural ability,   given to a believerat the time of salvation, enabling him to ...
“Temporary” Gifts...• “Authenticating” gifts, Hebrews  2:3-4. (Also called “sign gifts”)• “Foundational” Gifts, Ephesians ...
“Categories” of Permanent Gifts...• “Equipping” Gifts, Ephesians  4:11-12.• “Speaking” Gifts, I Peter 4:11• “Serving” Gift...
“Permanent” Gifts... Pastor-Teacher, Eph. 4:11 Teacher, I Cor. 12:28 Evangelist, Eph. 4:11 Ruling and Administrations,...
“Permanent” Gifts... Exhortation, Rom. 12:8 Helps, I Cor. 12:28 Mercy, Romans 12:8 Ministry, Romans 12:7 Giving, Roma...
The Importance of Knowing             Your Gift…• Give you direction in your ministry• Give you confidence in your  minist...
The Danger of Knowing               Your Gift…• Spiritual pride!• Neglecting other areas of service,  just because they ar...
How To Discover Your Gift…• Dedication Romans 12:1-2.• Description (Know what gifts are available and how they act.)• Desi...
How To Discover Your Gift…• Doing (Get some experience in different areas. You will be able to eliminate some and narrow i...
How To Discover Your Gift…6. Discernment by others (How do   others tell you that you have   blessed them?)7. Development ...
TWO LIMITATIONS OF       SPIRITUAL GIFTS...1. You may not have the gift you   wanted! I Cor. 12:28-30.2. Our church may no...
WHAT’S  LOVEGOT TO DOWITH IT???
If you enjoyed these slides,               visit our church website at:               www.FBCEdgewater.orgThere, you can…•...
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  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. “Categories” of Permanent Gifts...• “Equipping” Gifts, Ephesians 4:11-12.• “Speaking” Gifts, I Peter 4:11• “Serving” Gifts, I Peter 4:11.
  5. 5. “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
  6. 6. “Permanent” Gifts... Exhortation, Rom. 12:8 Helps, I Cor. 12:28 Mercy, Romans 12:8 Ministry, Romans 12:7 Giving, Romans 12:8
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. 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!!!
  9. 9. How To Discover Your Gift…• Dedication Romans 12:1-2.• Description (Know what gifts are available and how they act.)• Desire (What do you want to do? Philippians 2:13)
  10. 10. How To Discover Your Gift…• Doing (Get some experience in different areas. You will be able to eliminate some and narrow it down to a few.)5. Delight (What do you enjoy doing?)
  11. 11. How To Discover Your Gift…6. Discernment by others (How do others tell you that you have blessed them?)7. Development (Allow time for growth of your ability to use your gift.)
  12. 12. TWO LIMITATIONS OF SPIRITUAL GIFTS...1. You may not have the gift you wanted! I Cor. 12:28-30.2. Our church may not have the gifts we wish it had, I Cor. 12:31; 14:1. Pray, I Cor. 12:31; 14:1. LOVE! I Cor. 13!
  13. 13. WHAT’S LOVEGOT TO DOWITH IT???
  14. 14. If you enjoyed these slides, visit our church website at: www.FBCEdgewater.orgThere, you can…• Learn more about our church.• Sign our Guest Book• Click on the link, “Listen to A Recent Sermon,” andyou can listen to the audio message that these slidescomplemented. AND, you can listen to many othermessages while you are there.

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