Your Spiritual Gifts Part 2

Your Spiritual Gifts Part 2

 

Finding and Unwrapping Your Spiritual Gifts

lynnecollier.com

 

This evaluation will take approximately twenty minutes to complete.

There is no fee to take this evaluation.

Please read the introductory passages in Your Spiritual Gifts part 1 before you begin.

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How Do We Unwrap Our Spiritual Gifts?

On the following pages, you’ll find the Spiritual Gifts Evaluation. Complete it to find out which Spiritual Gifts God may have given to you.

As you willingly accept your gifts from God, ask Him to reveal to you how He wants to use them to accomplish the special assignments He has for you to fulfil your purpose for His Kingdom on Earth.

 

Legal Stuff you need to know –

You may print out this evaluation for your own personal use or in a group setting but the evaluation is copyrighted as it’s been published in a book, so please don’t use it for any monetary gain such as asking a fee from others to use it or copying it into another book for publishing purposes. If you’re unsure if you can use it for a purpose other than those, please send me a short comment on my website and I’ll be happy to help. (Helps – one of my gifts!)

 

Are you ready to unwrap your Spiritual Gifts?

 

Let’s begin –

How much do you agree with each statement? Be totally honest as you are right now, not as you want to be. God can use you right now for His Kingdom, so start where you are now in your life – warts and all! Hold on to the person you want to be – that person will emerge as you seek God with all your heart and trust His leadership. You may see other gifts unwrap as you grow in your faith. Put your answer beside each statement. And don’t be shy – if you know you fit the statement – say it with confidence in the realization that it’s not anything you’ve done, but what God has done through you. Give Him all the glory!

 

Score as 0 = Not at all.  1 = Sometimes. 2 = Often. 3 = Usually. 4 = Almost always.

 

__ Q1.     I effectively organize people and projects to reach goals in ministry and work.

__ Q2.     I have specific plans for reaching defined goals.

__ Q3.     I easily delegate tasks in order to make things run more smoothly.

__ Q4.     I seek out opportunities to make decisions.

__ Q5.     I understand what must be done to accomplish a goal.

 

__ Q6.     I feel driven to start new projects for God.

__ Q7.     I enjoy new challenges and taking risks.

__ Q8.     I enjoy making a difference in other peoples’ lives.

__ Q9.     I would like to work as Christ’s ambassador.

__ Q10.   I am willing to work hard to see churches reach their full potential.

 

__ Q11.   I can usually tell right away what a person’s character and abilities are.

__ Q12.   I usually know if something is from God, Satan or human.

__ Q13.   I recognize inconsistencies in people.

__ Q14.   I realize peoples’ true motives for doing something.

__ Q15.   I perceive when something is twisted in communication.

 

__ Q16.   I am driven to impact other peoples’ lives for Christ.

__ Q17.   I rejoice with people who have put their trust in the Lord in difficult times.

__ Q18.   I seek out opportunities to help people reach their full potential for Christ.

__ Q19.   I like to be able to inspire people and encourage them.

__ Q20.   I rejoice at other people’s success.

 

__ Q21.   I seek out opportunities to bridge the gap between myself and people not of my faith.

__ Q22.   I sense when a person is open to the message of salvation.

__ Q23.   I have helped many people come to faith in Christ.

__ Q24.   I believe love, not logic, wins people to Christ.

__ Q25.   I’m deeply burdened for those who don’t know Christ.

 

__ Q26.   I welcome taking risks for God.

__ Q27.   I get excited by overcoming obstacles by faith.

__ Q28.   I readily accept a challenge that seems like a ‘mission impossible’.

__ Q29.   I have a passionate prayer life.

__ Q30.   I have a great sense that God is in control of all things.

 

__ Q31.   I eagerly give more than the ten percent tithe in my offering.

__ Q32.   I usually give anonymously when I can.

__ Q33.   I look for ways I can increase my income in order to give more to the church.

__ Q34.   I see my resources as belonging to God so I give beyond what is asked of me.

__ Q35.   I know everything belongs to God and I am a steward of His bounty.

 

__ Q36.   I firmly believe that people can be healed supernaturally.

__ Q37.   I pray specifically to be used by God to heal people.

__ Q38.   I believe healing occurs only by God’s will.

__ Q39.   I view medical science as a means God sometimes uses to heal people.

__ Q40.   I give God all the glory when He uses me to bring healing to someone.

 

__ Q41.   I like to serve behind the scenes.

__ Q42.   I rejoice in the success of others.

__ Q43.   I like attention to detail.

__ Q44.   I seek out ways to assist others in their tasks.

__ Q45.   I don’t need recognition for work I do.

 

__ Q46.   I’m known for making people feel welcome and comfortable.

__ Q47.   I seek out people who are alone in a crowd.

__ Q48.   I have a strong desire to make people feel loved and accepted.

__ Q49.   I see my home as belonging to God and welcome visitors in His name.

__ Q50.   I try to promote fellowship in believers when I can.

 

__ Q51.   I have a clear understanding of what the speaker is saying, even if the language is unknown to me.

__ Q52.   I can translate messages in a way that edifies and exhorts believers.

__Q53.   I am able to convey the meaning of words spoken by other believers to glorify God.

__ Q54.   I am able to interpret messages when given by a speaker in a language unknown to the audience.

__ Q55.   I am eager to interpret when someone starts speaking in an unknown language.

 

__ Q56.   I devote much of my time to reading scripture.

__ Q57.   I love to share biblical insights.

__ Q58.   I love to help others understand God’s Word.

__ Q59.   I feel strong benefits from studying the Bible.

__ Q60.   I delight in answering difficult questions about scripture to glorify God.

 

__ Q61.   I motivate others to work towards accomplishing visions for the future of the church.

__ Q62.   I am naturally drawn into leadership roles.

__ Q63.   I find it easy to inspire people to work together for the benefit of God’s kingdom.

__ Q64.   I easily see the vision for the church.

__ Q65.   I am happy to release responsibility to others who are qualified.

 

__ Q66.   I am drawn to meeting the practical needs of others.

__ Q67.   I devote much prayer time for the sake of others.

__ Q68.   I grieve with those who grieve.

__ Q69.   I generally place the needs of others above my own needs.

__ Q70.   I feel fulfilled when I visit the sick, homeless, orphans or those in nursing homes.

 

__ Q71.   I recognize prayer as a supernatural way God acts in the lives of people.

__ Q72.   I give credit to God alone for supernatural works.

__ Q73.   I fully understand it is by God’s will only that miracles happen.

__ Q74.   I believe I am an instrument for God’s work on Earth.

__ Q75.   When I encounter an impossible situation, I pray and look to God for His will.

 

__ Q76.   I feel driven to help others reach their full potential in Christ.

__ Q77.   I look for opportunities to serve others.

__ Q78.   I enjoy developing a trusting relationship with a small group of people.

__ Q79.   I am happy to give my time to help people with their spiritual needs.

__ Q80.   I believe people take precedence over projects.

 

__ Q81.   I am known for communicating God’s Word.

__ Q82.   I enjoy sharing my strong biblical convictions with others.

__ Q83.   I view myself as an instrument to be used by the Holy Spirit to change lives.

__ Q84.   I find it easy to confront others’ motives if they don’t live up to biblical standards.

__ Q85.   I frequently receive and share messages from God which comfort and challenge His people.

 

__ Q86.   I spend many hours studying scripture in order to apply the truth.

__ Q87.   I enjoy explaining God’s Word to others.

__ Q88.   I seek out opportunities to speak biblical truth and principles into situations.

__ Q89.   I enjoy helping people learn to study scripture.

__ Q90.   I believe God’s Word can be effectively taught by several means.

 

__ Q91.   I believe God prompts me to convey His messages through a language I don’t know.

__ Q92.   I often pray for others in utterances using an unknown language.

__ Q93.   I desire opportunities to pray for the church in an unknown language which I believe glorifies God.

__ Q94.   I share words and messages given to me by God, using an unknown language.

__ Q95.   I often comfort or encourage others using an unknown language inspired by God.

 

__ Q96.   I enjoy speaking biblical insights into life situations.

__ Q97.   I am often sought out by others for advice or wisdom.

__ Q98.   I take great pleasure in counselling others.

__ Q99.   I am known for making correct decisions and judgements.

__ Q100. I recognize God as the primary source of all wisdom.

 

 

Now tally your results:

Qs 1-5       =

Qs 6-10     =

Qs 11-15   =

Qs 16-20   =

Qs 21-25   =

Qs 26-30   =

Qs 31-35   =

Qs 36-40   =

Qs 41-45   =

Qs 46-50   =

Qs 51-55   =

Qs 56-60   =

Qs 61-65   =

Qs 66-70   =

Qs 71-75   =

Qs 76-80   =

Qs 81-85   =

Qs 86-90   =

Qs 91-95   =

Qs 96-100 =

 

Now record your highest marks and discover which Gifts God may have blessed you with.

Record your highest three scores.  Your supportive scores are listed as your fourth, fifth and sixth.

If you score the same on more than one Gift, write them on the same line then go to the next score.

 

If you scored the highest on Qs 1-5 it means you likely have the Spiritual Gift of Administration, and so on;

Qs 6-10     Apostleship

Qs 11-15   Discernment

Qs 16-20   Encouragement

Qs 21-25   Evangelism

Qs 26-30   Faith

Qs 31-35   Giving

Qs 36-40   Healing

Qs 41-45   Helping

Qs 46-50   Hospitality

Qs 51-55   Interpretation

Qs 56-60   Knowledge

Qs 61-65   Leadership

Qs 66-70   Mercy

Qs 71-75   Miracles

Qs 76-80   Pastoring

Qs 81-85   Prophecy

Qs86-90   Teaching

Qs 91-95   Tongues

Qs 96-100 Wisdom

 

My Strongest Gifts Are

 

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My Supportive Gifts Are

 

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Definitions of Spiritual Gifts

 

Administration is the Gift which serves and strengthens the body of Christ by effectively organizing resources and people in order to efficiently reach ministry goals.

Apostleship is the Gift which God uses to launch and lead new ministries to expand His kingdom.

Discernment recognizes truth or error within a message, person or event.

Encouragement helps others to live a godly life through inspiration, counselling, and empowerment.

Evangelism is the Gift that enables believers who are blessed to share the love of Christ in a way which draws people to accept the gift of salvation.

Faith helps those who have this Gift to see God’s purposes accomplished; trusting God to overcome all obstacles.

Giving encourages people to joyfully offer more than the usual tithe to further God’s kingdom.

Healing restores health beyond traditional and natural means, to those who are sick and suffering.

Helping offers assistance to others in reaching their goals that glorify God, without thought for their own gratification.

Hospitality provides others with a welcoming environment for fellowship and comfort.

Interpretation is the Gift which understands a message from God spoken in a language unknown to them or others in attendance.

Knowledge is the ability to communicate God’s truth to others for the purpose of promoting justice, honesty, and understanding.

Leadership is given to believers to relay visions of God’s will for spiritual growth and achieving specific goals.

Mercy is the ability to minister to those who suffer physically, emotionally, spiritually, or relationally. Their acts are characterized by their love, compassion, and kindness.

Miracles are supernatural acts that bring validity to God and His power.

Pastoring is the responsibility taken for a group of believers to equip them in Christ-centered living.

Prophecy offers messages from God that comfort, encourage, warn, and reveal truths that lead to repentance and spiritual growth.

Teaching is imparting sound doctrine in relevant ways, empowering people to grow in their faith.

Tongues communicates God’s message in a special language unknown to the speaker.

Wisdom is making wise decisions and counselling others with sound advice in accordance with God’s will.

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Now you have an idea of the Spiritual Gifts God may have given you, pray for His will and guidance to use your gifts for His glory and to serve others, as you minister to them in love that flows from Christ.

 

How Do We Use Our Spiritual Gifts?

If you try out a gift and it doesn’t seem to ‘fit’ go on to your next gift and pray for clarity.

It will help you most if you have, or can find, a local church or one online which preaches the full gospel of our Lord Jesus. Together we build up each other, love and care for one another with the love of Jesus, and minister to the local and global community in His name. If you’re unable to find a local church, leave me a comment and I’ll send you the link to an online church.

 

A more comprehensive look at Spiritual Gifts and how we can use them to further God’s kingdom can be found in my book THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE KING

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'The Fellowship Of The King' - a Christian geek's guide to kingdom purpose.
The Fellowship Of The King – a Christian Geek’s Guide to Kingdom Purpose

Many Blessings, my brothers and sisters as you live and serve in your giftedness.

Lynne

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Playlist for ‘The Fellowship Of The King’

Playlist for ‘The Fellowship Of The King’

In my last blog, I wrote about the value of creating a playlist as you write and for your reader’s enjoyment as they read your books. I said I would share with you my playlist for ‘The Fellowship Of The King – a Christian Geek’s Guide to Kingdom Purpose’. Well, here it is. If you’d like to buy the book to go along with it you can get it from Amazon.

The book is a guide to discovering what your purpose may be for God’s kingdom while you’re here on earth; your royal assignment and quests, what God has laid on your heart to do for others, and the personality, experiences and natural abilities He gave you to accomplish those quests. Quizzes and note pages are included.

‘The Fellowship Of The King’

The first few songs are for the introduction to Kingdom Purpose as we go about our daily lives. Axe or Sword starts the second part of the book which takes you on a journey to discover who you may be in a fantasy realm and what the king there would ask you to do as a Dwarf, Elf, Halfling, Nord or Imperial (with leeway to choose any other race you’re familiar with).

The book has note pages to write down what you discover and blank pages for your artistic talent to shine as you imagine yourself in another world. If you would like some inspiration for that, check out my Pinterest board on The Fellowship Of The King.

PLAYLIST titles and artists

Whom Shall I Fear (God of Angel Armies) – by Chris Tomlin
There and Back Again – by Chris Daughtry
Bring Me to Life – by Evanescence
These Dreams – by Heart
The Kingdom – by Starfield
Desert Song – by Hillsong
Only King Forever – by Elevation Worship
Mighty Warrior – by Elevation Worship
Axe or Sword? – from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
The Ring Goes South – from The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
The White Tree – from The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
The Medallion Calls – from Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
(For Halflings)
Concerning Hobbits – from The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
(For Mountain Dwarves)
Durin’s Folk – from The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
(For Deep Dwarves)
The Bridge of Khazad Dum – from The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
(For High Elves)
Evenstar – from The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
(For Wood Elves)
Vox – by Sarah McLachlan
(For Grey Elves)
Breath of Life – from The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
(For Imperials)
Minas Tirith – from The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King
(For Nords)
No Quarter – by Led Zeppelin

Copyrights

I managed to find videos to go along with these by simply googling the title+video, but because of copyright laws, I can’t add them here. Those of you who are tech savvy will hopefully be able to create a playlist on your device.

If you think any other songs would fit the playlist, you’re welcome to add them in the comments. Enjoy!

Til next time, know you are loved by the One who created you in His image with an imagination that invites you to take a step beyond.

Lynne

Your Spiritual Gifts from God

Before you begin your Spiritual Gifts evaluation, you’ll need to understand what Spiritual Gifts are, and are not. These passages from scripture will help you see how wonderful our Heavenly Father is, that He would give all His children such special Gifts!

Romans 12:6-8

1 Corinthians 12:8-10

1 Corinthians 12:28

Ephesians 4:11

1 Peter 4:9-10

As you willingly accept your Gifts from God, ask Him to reveal to you how He wants to use them to accomplish the special assignments He has for you to fulfil your purpose for His Kingdom on Earth.

This evaluation will take approximately twenty minutes.

 

Let’s begin to unwrap your Gifts

Spiritual Gifts Test with Lynne Collier

How much do you agree with each statement? Be totally honest as you are right now, not as you want to be. God can use you right now for His Kingdom, so start where you are right now in your life – warts and all! Hold on to the person you want to be – that person will emerge as you seek God with all your heart and trust His leadership. You may see other Gifts unwrap as you grow in your faith. Put your answer beside each statement. And don’t be shy – if you know you fit the statement – say it with confidence in the realization that it’s not anything you’ve done, but what God has done through you. Give Him all the glory!

Score as 0 = Not at all. 1 = Sometimes. 2 = Often. 3 = Usually. 4 = Almost always.

__ Q1. I effectively organize people and projects to reach goals in ministry and work.
__ Q2. I have specific plans for reaching defined goals.
__ Q3. I easily delegate tasks in order to make things run more smoothly.
__ Q4. I seek out opportunities to make decisions.
__ Q5. I understand what must be done to accomplish a goal.

__ Q6. I feel driven to start new projects for God.
__ Q7. I enjoy new challenges and taking risks.
__ Q8. I enjoy making a difference in other people’s lives.
__ Q9. I would like to work as Christ’s ambassador on earth.
__ Q10. I am willing to work hard to see churches reach their full potential.

__ Q11. I can usually tell right away what a person’s character and abilities are.
__ Q12. I usually know if something is from God, Satan or Man.
__ Q13. I recognize inconsistencies in people.
__ Q14. I realize people’s true motives for doing something.
__ Q15. I perceive when something is twisted in communication.

__ Q16. I am driven to impact other people’s lives for Christ.
__ Q17. I rejoice with people who have put their trust in the Lord in difficult times.
__ Q18. I seek out opportunities to help people reach their full potential for Christ.
__ Q19. I like to be able to inspire people and encourage them.
__ Q20. I rejoice at other people’s success.

__ Q21. I seek out opportunities to bridge the gap between myself and people not of my faith.
__ Q22. I sense when a person is open to the message of salvation.
__ Q23. I have helped many people come to faith in Christ.
__ Q24. I believe love, not logic, wins people to Christ.
__ Q25. I’m deeply burdened for those who don’t know Christ.

__ Q26. I welcome taking risks for God.
__ Q27. I get excited by overcoming obstacles through faith.
__ Q28. I readily accept a challenge that seems like a ‘mission impossible.’
__ Q29. I have a passionate prayer life.
__ Q30. I have a great sense that God is in control of all things.

__ Q31. I eagerly give more than the ten percent tithe in my offering.
__ Q32. I usually give anonymously when I can.
__ Q33. I look for ways I can increase my income in order to give more to the church.
__ Q34. I see my resources as belonging to God so I give beyond what is asked of me.
__ Q35. I know everything belongs to God and I am a steward of His bounty.

__ Q36. I firmly believe that people can be healed supernaturally.
__ Q37. I pray specifically to be used by God to heal people.
__ Q38. I believe healing occurs only by God’s will.
__ Q39. I view medical science as a means God sometimes uses to heal people.
__ Q40. I give God all the glory when He uses me to bring healing to someone.

__ Q41. I like to serve behind the scenes.
__ Q42. I rejoice in the success of others.
__ Q43. I like attention to detail.
__ Q44. I seek out ways to assist others in their tasks.
__ Q45. I don’t need recognition for the work I do.

__ Q46. I’m known for making people feel welcome and comfortable.
__ Q47. I seek out people who are alone in a crowd.
__ Q48. I have a strong desire to make people feel loved and accepted.
__ Q49. I see my home as belonging to God and I welcome visitors in His name.
__ Q50. I try to promote fellowship in believers when I can.

__ Q51. I have a clear understanding of what the speaker is saying, even if the language is unknown to me.
__ Q52. I can translate messages in a way that edifies and exhorts believers.
__ Q53. I am able to convey the meaning of words spoken by other believers to glorify God.
__ Q54. I am able to interpret messages given by someone speaking in a language unknown to the audience.
__ Q55. I am eager to interpret when someone starts speaking in an unknown language.

__ Q56. I devote much of my time to reading scripture.
__ Q57. I love to share biblical insights.
__ Q58. I love to help others understand God’s Word.
__ Q59. I feel strong benefits from studying the Bible.
__ Q60. I delight in answering difficult questions about scripture to glorify God.

__ Q61. I motivate others to work towards accomplishing visions for the future of the church.
__ Q62. I am naturally drawn into leadership roles.
__ Q63. I find it easy to inspire people to work together for the benefit of God’s kingdom.
__ Q64. I easily see the vision for the church.
__ Q65. I am happy to release responsibility to others who are qualified.

__ Q66. I am drawn to meeting the practical needs of others.
__ Q67. I devote much prayer time for the sake of others.
__ Q68. I grieve with those who grieve.
__ Q69. I generally place the needs of others above my own needs.
__ Q70. I feel fulfilled when I visit the sick, homeless, orphans or those in nursing homes.

__ Q71. I recognize prayer as a supernatural way God acts in the lives of people.
__ Q72. I give credit to God alone for supernatural works.
__ Q73. I fully understand it is by God’s will only that miracles happen.
__ Q74. I believe I am an instrument for God’s work on Earth.
__ Q75. When I encounter an impossible situation, I pray and look to God for His will.

__ Q76. I feel driven to help others reach their full potential in Christ.
__ Q77. I look for opportunities to serve others.
__ Q78. I enjoy developing a trusting relationship with a small group of people.
__ Q79. I am happy to give my time to help people with their spiritual needs.
__ Q80. I believe people take precedence over projects.

__ Q81. I am known for communicating God’s Word.
__ Q82. I enjoy sharing my strong biblical convictions with others.
__ Q83. I view myself as an instrument to be used by the Holy Spirit to change lives.
__ Q84. I find it easy to confront others’ motives if they don’t live up to biblical standards.
__ Q85. I frequently receive and share messages from God which comfort and challenge His people.

__ Q86. I spend many hours studying scripture in order to apply the truth.
__ Q87. I enjoy explaining God’s Word to others.
__ Q88. I seek out opportunities to speak biblical truth and principles into situations.
__ Q89. I enjoy helping people learn to study scripture.
__ Q90. I believe God’s Word can be effectively taught by several means.

__ Q91. I believe God prompts me to convey His messages through a language I don’t know.
__ Q92. I often pray for others in utterances using an unknown language.
__ Q93. I desire opportunities to pray for the church in an unknown language which I believe glorifies God.
__ Q94. I share words and messages given to me by God, using an unknown language.
__ Q95. I often comfort or encourage others using an unknown language inspired by God.

__ Q96. I enjoy speaking biblical insights into life situations.
__ Q97. I am often sought out by others for advice or wisdom.
__ Q98. I take great pleasure in counselling others.
__ Q99. I am known for making correct decisions and judgements.
__ Q100. I recognize God as the primary source of all wisdom.

Now tally your results:

Qs 1-5 =
Qs 6-10 =
Qs 11-15 =
Qs 16-20 =
Qs 21-25 =
Qs 26-30 =
Qs 31-35 =
Qs 36-40 =
Qs 41-45 =
Qs 46-50 =
Qs 51-55 =
Qs 56-60 =
Qs 61-65 =
Qs 66-70 =
Qs 71-75 =
Qs 76-80 =
Qs 81-85 =
Qs 86-90 =
Qs 91-95 =
Qs 96-100 =

Now record your highest marks and discover which Gifts God may have blessed you with.

Record your highest three scores. Your supportive scores are listed as your fourth, fifth and sixth.

If you score the same on more than one Gift, write them on the same line then go to the next score.

Qs 1-5: means you likely have the Spiritual Gift of Administration, and so on;
Qs 6-10 Apostleship
Qs 11-15 Discernment
Qs 16-20 Encouragement
Qs 21-25 Evangelism
Qs 26-30 Faith
Qs 31-35 Giving
Qs 36-40 Healing
Qs 41-45 Helping
Qs 46-50 Hospitality
Qs 51-55 Interpretation
Qs 56-60 Knowledge
Qs 61-65 Leadership
Qs 66-70 Mercy
Qs 71-75 Miracles
Qs 76-80 Pastoring
Qs 81-85 Prophecy
Qs 86-90 Teaching
Qs 91-95 Tongues
Qs 96-100 Wisdom

My Highest Gifts Are:

_______________________________

_______________________________

_______________________________

My Supportive Gifts Are:

_______________________________

_______________________________

_______________________________

Definitions of Spiritual Gifts

Administration is the Gift which serves and strengthens the body of Christ by effectively organizing resources and people in order to efficiently reach ministry goals.

Apostleship is the Gift which God uses to launch and lead new ministries to expand His kingdom.

Discernment recognizes truth or error within a message, person or event.

Encouragement helps others to live a godly life through inspiration, counselling, and empowerment.

Evangelism is the Gift that enables believers who are blessed to share the love of Christ in a way which draws people to accept the gift of salvation.

Faith helps those who have this Gift to see God’s purposes accomplished; trusting God to overcome all obstacles.

Giving encourages people to joyfully offer more than the usual tithe to further God’s kingdom.

Healing restores health beyond traditional and natural means, to those who are sick and suffering.

Helping offers assistance to others in reaching their goals that glorify God, without thought for the helper’s own gratification.

Hospitality provides others with a welcoming environment for fellowship and comfort.

Interpretation is the Gift which understands a message from God spoken in a language unknown to them or others in attendance.

Knowledge is the ability to communicate God’s truth to others for the purpose of promoting justice, honesty, and understanding.

Leadership is given to believers to relay visions of God’s will for spiritual growth and achieving specific goals.

Mercy is the ability to minister to those who suffer physically, emotionally, spiritually, or relationally. Their acts are characterized by their love, compassion, and kindness.

Miracles are supernatural acts that bring validity to God and His power.

Pastoring is having responsibility for a group of believers to equip them in Christ-centered living.

Prophecy offers messages from God that comfort, encourage, warn, and reveal truths that lead to repentance and spiritual growth.

Teaching is imparting sound doctrine in relevant ways, empowering people to grow in their faith.

Tongues communicate God’s message in a special language unknown to the speaker.

Wisdom is making wise decisions and counselling others with sound advice in accordance with God’s will.

Now you have an idea of the Spiritual Gifts God may have given you. Pray for His will and guidance to use your Gifts for His glory, and to serve others as you minister to them in the love that flows from Christ.

Lynne