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Encouragement/Comfort

If your gift is to encourage others (παρακαλέω/parakaleō), be encouraging.… (Rom 12:8) Nature of the Gift Paul uses the verb παρακαλέω/parakaleō frequently, sometimes meaning to…

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Mercy

…And if you have a gift for showing kindness to others (ἐλεάω/eleaō), do it gladly (ἱλαρότης/hilarotēs, Rom 12:8) Nature of the Gift For ἐλεάω/eleaō, the…

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Serving & Helps

If your gift is serving others (διακονία/G1248), serve them well. (Rom 12:7) …then… those who can help (ἀντίλημψις/G484) others.… (1 Cor 12:28) Nature of the…

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Serving Gifts: Introduction

The second ten gifts compiled from the lists fall into the broad category that Peter describes as “the gift of helping others” (1 Pet 4:11):…

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Interpretation of Tongues

…Still another person is given the ability to speak in unknown languages, while another is given the ability to interpret what is being said. (1…

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Tongues

…another person is given the ability to speak in unknown languages, while another is given the ability to interpret what is being said. (1 Cor…

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Distinguishing between Spirits

…He gives someone else the ability to discern whether a message is from the Spirit of God or from another spirit.… (1 Cor 12:10) Nature…

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Word, or “message” of knowledge

…to another the same Spirit gives a message of special knowledge (λόγος γνώσεως, 1 Cor 12:28) Nature of the Gift It doesn’t make you a…

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Word, or “message” of wisdom

To one person the Spirit gives the ability to give wise advice (λόγος σοφίας, 1 Cor 12:8) Nature of the Gift First, we may note…

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Evangelists: Third in the fourfold list (Eph 4:11)

Now these are the gifts Christ gave to the church: the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists (εὐαγγελιστής/euangelistēs, G2099), and the pastors and teachers. (Eph 4:11)…

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