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Spiritual Gifts Spiritual gifts are words or actions prompted by the Spirit of God to bring glory to Jesus
Spiritual Gifts How we serve or work may be different but the same God is behind all of it.
Spiritual Gifts Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good. (1 Cor 12: 7) All these are the work of one and the same Spirit, and He gives each of them just as He determines (1 Cor. 12: 11)
Spiritual Gifts Reason: We are the body of Christ. 1 Cor. 12: 1227 Colossians 1: 15; 19 -20 He is the image of the invisible God… …For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him, and through Him to reconcile to Himself all things…
Spiritual Gifts 2 Corinthians 5: 17 Therefore if anyone is in Christ he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come! All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation…
Lexicon : : Strong's G 4395 - prophēteuō Προφητεύω Outline of Biblical Usage to prophesy, to be a prophet, speak forth by divine inspirations, to predict to prophesy with the idea of foretelling future events pertaining esp. to the kingdom of God to utter forth, declare, a thing which can only be known by divine revelation
Lexicon : : Strong's G 4395 - prophēteuō Προφητεύω Outline of Biblical Usage to break forth under sudden impulse in lofty discourse or praise of the divine counsels (under like prompting, to teach, refute, reprove, admonish, comfort others)
Lexicon : : Strong's G 4395 - prophēteuō Προφητεύω To foretell things to come (Matt 11: 13, 15: 7, Mark 7: 6, 1 Peter 1: 10) To declare truths through the inspiration of God’s Holy Spirit whether by prediction or otherwise (Luke 1: 67, Acts 2: 17 -18, 1 Cor. 14: 1…)
Lexicon : : Strong's G 4395 - prophēteuō Προφητεύω To tell forth God’s message, the proclaimer, one who speaks out the counsel of God with clearness, energy, and authority which spring from the consciousness of speaking in God’s name and having received a direct message from Him to deliver.
Lexicon : : Strong's G 4395 - prophēteuō Προφητεύω Is not one who foretells things to come, but who (having been taught of God) speaks out His will (Deut. 18: 18, Isaiah 1, Jeremiah 1, Ezek. 2)
Prophecy 1 Cor. 14: 2 -3 Speaks to men… (for God) People understand what they’re saying Utters mysteries with their mouth Speaks for the strengthening, encouragement, comfort of others.
Prophecy The words you speak must comfort. You can’t say I don’t have the gift of mercy so I get to be direct, blunt, hurtful
Prophecy The words you speak must be encouraging Breathe life into dry bones Speak courage into the hearer Confirming what God is already doing
Prophecy The words you speak must strengthen Must give hope Must build up that which is wavering
Prophecy 1 Cor. 14: 4 Edifies the church
Prophecy 1 Cor 14: 6 When church is good: Bringing you a revelation, knowledge, prophecy, word of instruction
Prophecy Read 1 Cor. 14: 26 -33
Prophecy 1 Cor 14: 29 Prophetic words should be weighed carefully Scrutinized Considered Listened to (they also may only be part of what needs to be expressed)
Prophecy Others may get prophetic words Why might others have a word?
Prophecy Using prophecy in corporate worship should be done in an orderly fashion
Examples of Prophecy Stephen in Acts is carried along by the Spirit (Acts 7)
Examples of Prophecy Acts 10 Peter sees a sheet descend with animals on it and God says ”kill, eat”. … do not call unclean what I have called clean. While Peter was wondering about the meaning of the vision the men sent by Cornelius came…
Examples of Prophecy The entire book of revelation
Examples of Prophecy Paul in Acts 16: 9 -10 During the night Paul had a vision of a man of Macedonia standing and begging him, “Come over to Macedonia and help us. After Paul had seen this vision, we got ready at once to leave for Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to preach the gospel to them.
Examples of Prophecy Acts 21: 7 -15 A prophet named Philip, Philip’s daughters, & Agabus
Examples of Prophecy Jeremiah 1
Examples of Prophecy Jeremiah 18
Examples of Prophecy Pictures 1. Observe what’s obvious 2. Ask questions & let God speak to you or reveal more 3. Observe what’s not obvious 4. Ask if you’ve seen everything.
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