Category Archives: Spiritual gifts

5 steps to discover spiritual gifts

When we understand how the Lord has gifted us, we should look to serve in that area to build up the church and glorify Him (1 Peter 4:10-11). Continue reading

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Nine permanent spiritual gifts

The purpose of the permanent gifts is the building up of the body of Christ to the glory of God. The permanent gifts function on the foundation of the temporary gifts, which functioned until the close of the apostolic age. Continue reading

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Nine temporary spiritual gifts

It’s not unusual for God to give special gifts for a limited period of time. Continue reading

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Defining Spiritual Gifts

A spiritual gift is a God-given ability that functions through a member of the body of Christ for the benefit of the entire body to the glory of God. These gifts are given according to God’s will, based on God’s … Continue reading

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Seven facts about spiritual gifts

Each believer in Christ is placed (baptized) into the body of Christ and is meant to serve a useful purpose as a gifted member. Continue reading

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Spiritual Gifts: What Does the Bible Teach?

Six standards for regulating spiritual gifts Continue reading

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Hot tub religion

Wise counsel from J. I. Packer  “Modern life strains us. We get stimulated till we are dizzy. Relationships are brittle; marriages break; families fly apart; business is a cutthroat rat race, and those not at the top feel themselves mere … Continue reading

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