How did God make you?  Spiritual Gifts 101

How did God make you?  Spiritual Gifts 101

1 Cor 12:1-7
Manifestations/workings – Holy Spirit – 1 Cor 12:8-11
Service – Jesus – Eph 4:11
Gifts – Father – Rom 12:6-8
1 Peter 4:10
Principles to help understand Spiritual Gifts
   One or more per believer
   May lie dormant and undiscovered
   Can be abused or neglected, but not lost
   Not the same as the gift of the Holy Spirit
   Not the same as the fruit of the Spirit
   Not the same as natural talents
   Are sovereignly and undeservedly given to each
   Are God’s spiritual equipment for effective service and edification of the body
Primary/Motivational Gifts
Romans 12:6-8
Ephesians 2:10
Prophecy
Service
Teaching
Exhortation/Encouragement
Mercy
Giving
Leadership/Administration
Five reasons to develop your spiritual Gift
1. Direction and purpose
2. Freedom to embrace and enjoy
3. Joy
4. Affirmation
5. Accountability
Positional/Ministry gifts
To the global body
   Apostles
   Prophets
   Teachers
   Evangelists
   Pastors
To the local body
   Apostles
   Prophets
   Teachers
   Miracles
   Healing
   Helps
   Administration
   Tongues
Manifestations/Workings
1. Revelation Gifts
   Wisdom
   Knowledge
   Discerning of spirits
2. Power/Demonstration Gifts
   Faith
   Healing
   Miracles
3. Spoken/Inspirational Gifts
   Prophecy
   Tongues
   Interpretation of Tongues
What will be our Action Plan?
1. Commit to discover, develop, and deploy
2. Study
3. Get quality Counsel
4. “Test the waters”
5. Examine
6. Recognize

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