Nine temporary spiritual gifts

In using “temporary” regarding spiritual gifts, I am not implying that God can no longer perform such miracles. Instead, I am recognizing that the temporary gifts…


spiritual-gifts-websiteGod gave the Church some spiritual gifts for a temporary purpose until the close of the apostolic period (Ephesians 2:19-202 Corinthians 12:12; Galatians 1:12; Acts 5:12; 1 Thessalonians 2:13).

It’s not unusual for God to give special gifts for a limited period of time. He gave confirming signs to Moses that were never intended for common practice among the Israelites (Exodus 4:17 – 11:10). It would be wrong to assume that what Moses was enabled to do was intended as a norm for God’s people at all times. God also gave Elijah special powers that were not intended for normal practice among the prophets of Israel (1 Kings 17:17-24).

The Lord Jesus Himself did special signs during His ministry (John 3:2; 20:30-31; Acts 2:22) and God allowed signs and wonders to take place under the direction of the Apostles (

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