Spiritual Gifts Workshop
Spiritual gifts Heart Abilities Personality Experience
What is a Spiritual Gift? A special ability, given by the Holy Spirit to every believer, to be used to minister to others and therefore build up the Body of Christ. 4
How many Gifts are there? 7 10 27 25 16 20 22
Where do we find most of them? • Romans 12 - Prophecy, Service, Teaching, Encouragement, Giving, Leadership, and Mercy • Ephesians 4 - Apostle, Prophet, Evangelist, Pastor and Teacher
Where do we find most of them? • 1 Corinthians 12 - Message of Wisdom, Message of Knowledge, Faith, Healing, Miraculous Powers, Prophecy, Distinguishing between spirits, Speaking in Tongues and Interpreting Tongues
1 Corinthians 12 1. Now about the gifts of the Spirit, brothers and sisters, I do not want you to be uninformed. 8
1 Corinthians 12 4. There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. charismaton 5. There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. 9
1 Corinthians 12 7. Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good. 10
1 Corinthians 12 11. All these are the work of one and the same Spirit, and He distributes them to each one, just as He determines. 11
Spiritual Gifts Talents Power of the Holy Spirit DNA Christians only Everyone has them Focus on God Focus on individual
Galatians 5: 22 -26
Galatians 5: 2223 The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness and self- control. 14
Spiritual Fruit shows my maturity in Christ Spiritual Gifts show my ministry
Three Types of Spiritual Gifts 1. Motivational 2. Ministry 3. Manifestation
1. Motivational Gifts
2. Ministry Gifts
3. Manifestation Gifts
Spiritual Gifts Motivatio n Ministry (Service) Manifestation
Motivational Gifts How God works in each believer to shape their perspective on life and motivate their words and actions. (See Romans 12: 3– 8. )
7 Motivational Gifts • Prophecy: Proclaims God’s way • Serving: Demonstrates God’s love by meeting practical needs of God’s people • Teaching: Equips the saints with a deeper understanding of the Christian faith
7 Motivational Gifts • Exhorting: Encourages Christians to grow spiritually by teaching, discipling, and counselling others • Giving: Conserves and shares resources in order to meet needs of God’s
7 Motivational Gifts • Organizing: Carries out projects by recruiting workers, organizing tasks, or delegating responsibilities • Mercy: Demonstrates God’s love and compassion by responding to hurt
Ministry Gifts How God works with what a believer does to serve and meet the needs of others. (See Ephesians 4: 11– 13 and I Corinthians 12: 27– 31. )
Eph 4: 11 -12 Christ Himself gave the Apostles, the Prophets, the Evangelists, the Pastors and Teachers, to equip His people for works of service, so that the Body of Christ may be built up,
Eph 4: 13 until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ.
Eph 4: 14, 15 We must no longer be children, tossed to and fro and blown about by every wind of doctrine, by people’s trickery, by their craftiness in deceitful scheming. But speaking the truth in love, we must grow up in every way into Him who is the head,
Eph 4: 15 -16 into Christ, from whom the whole body, joined and knit together by every ligament with which it is equipped, as each part is working properly, promotes the body’s growth in building itself up in love.
Manifestation Gifts How God works through a believer in a given situation to demonstrate His supernatural power. (See I Corinthians 12: 7– 11. )
Manifestation Gifts • Supernatural demonstrations of the Holy Spirit’s presence and power. • The Spirit of God is the Source of these gifts. • They are manifested for the benefit of others and to bring God glory.
1 Cor 12: 7 -11 • word of wisdom; • knowledge • faith • gifts of healing • working of miracles
1 Cor 12: 7 -11 • prophecy • discerning of spirits • different kinds of tongues • interpretation of tongues
How do you find your gifts?
Gift Definitions See Pages 8 - 10
Answer Questions + Fill in Table
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