Here’s everything you need to know in under half an hour, including definitions and the answer to the question as to whether the MIRACULOUS GIFTS and SPEAKING IN TONGUES are for today. You may be surprised at my conclusion. Or, maybe not. Click here to watch the 30 minute video.
If you want to simply read the descriptions of the spiritual gifts then continue reading. You will also find 4 ways that you can identify your gifting that was not included in the sermon.
There are four chapters where spiritual gifts are mentioned, and they describe the things that the Holy Spirit empowers his people to do. I always remember the chapters this way: “12, 12, 4, 4.” They are found in Romans 12, 1 Corinthians 12, Ephesians 4 and 1 Peter 4.
The Gifts of Romans 12: 6-8
(Special thanks to the website “Got Questions” for help with these definitions.)
Prophecy: The Greek word translated “prophecy” means “a speaking forth.” To prophesy is to declare the divine will, to interpret the purposes of God, or to make known in any way the truth of God that is designed to influence people.
Evangelicals disagree as to whether this gift is limited to the founding era of the Christian church or whether it is currently operative in the church now. Continue Reading