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1 Gifts of the Spirit Nine Examples from Corinth 1 Corinthians 12: 7-11

2 Gifts of the Spirit Gifts are from the one God The same Spirit not like their idols with many “gods” competing Same Spirit = working together unity of purpose

3 Gifts of the Spirit Gift for the common good Encouragement, To help each other “Build up the Church”

4 Gifts of the Spirit Nine examples of gifts WisdomKnowledge FaithHealing MiracleProphecy Distinguishing spirits TonguesInterpretation Individually, perhaps sometimes, but more likely in various combinations

5 Gifts of the Spirit Word of Knowledge particular information revealed by God for particular situation / moment picture, word, phrase, reference Word of Wisdom particular understanding how to apply knowledge for situation Spiritual insight from God for … encouragement, building up of the Church

6 Gifts of the Spirit Faith exceptional, overwhelming assurance given by God for particular situation / moment Healing empowering to minister healing many varieties not just physical, emotional, spiritual too Miracles empowering to do miraculous, not just healing

7 Gifts of the Spirit Prophecy particular message revealed by God for now, particular situation / moment in harmony with scripture Distinguishing of spirits ability to know truth from lie Holy Spirit or not

8 Gifts of the Spirit Other Languages / Tongues language not previously learned by speaker maybe earthly or not public gift = message for Church private gift for devotional prayer/intercession Interpretation understanding of tongues message needed for everyone’s understanding, encouragement, bulding up of the Church

9 Gifts of the Spirit One gift limited on it’s own Some similar, close partnership Combination, as a whole like one body with many parts complete ministry

10 Gifts of the Spirit All gifts are good and are given by God to help us Nobody is forced to do anything Exciting to discover God is at work and we are part of it. Encouragement, to help each other “Build up the Church”


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