Spiritual Gifts

 

Administration

The gift of administration is the divine strength or ability to

organize multiple tasks and groups of people to accomplish

these tasks.

Biblical References: Luke 14:28-30; Acts 6:1-7; 1

Corinthians 12:28

 

Apostleship

The gift of apostleship is the divine strength or ability to

pioneer new churches and ministries through planting,

overseeing, and training.

Biblical References: Acts 15:22-35; 1 Corinthians 12:28; 2

Corinthians 12:12; Galatians 2:7-10; Ephesians 4:11-14

 

Craftsmanship

The gift of craftsmanship is the divine strength or ability to

plan, build, and work with your hands in construction

environments to accomplish multiple ministry applications.

Biblical References: Exodus 30:22, 31:3-11; 2 Chronicles

34:9-13; Acts 18:2-3

 

Discernment

The gift of discernment is the divine strength or ability to

spiritually identify falsehood, to distinguish between right

and wrong motives and the spiritual forces at work in

situations.

Biblical References: Matthew 16:21-23; Acts 5:1-11, 16:16-

18; 1 Corinthians 12:10; 1 John 4:1-6

 

Evangelism

The gift of evangelism is the divine strength or ability to

help non-Christians take the necessary steps to becoming a

born-again Christian.

Biblical References: Acts 8:5-6, 8:26-40, 14:21, 21:8;

Ephesians 4:11-14

 

Exhortation

The gift of exhortation is the divine strength or ability to

strengthen, comfort or urge others to action through the

written or spoken word and Biblical truth.

Biblical References: Acts 14:22; Romans 12:8; 1 Timothy

4:13; Hebrews 10:24-25

 

Faith

The gift of faith is the divine strength or ability to believe

in God for unseen supernatural results in every arena of life.

Biblical References: Acts 11:22-24; Romans 4:18-21; 1

Corinthians 12:9; Hebrews 11

 

Giving

The gift of giving is the divine strength or ability to

produce wealth and to give by tithes and offerings for the

purpose of advancing the Kingdom of God on earth.

Biblical References: Mark 12:41-44; Romans 12:8; 2

Corinthians 8:1-7, 9:2-7 65

 

Healing

The gift of healing is the divine strength or ability to act as

an intermediary in faith, prayer, and by the laying-on of

hands for the healing of physical, mental and spiritual

sickness.

Biblical References: Acts 3:1-10, 9:32-35, 28:7-10; 1

Corinthians 12:9, 28

 

Helps

The gift of helps is the divine strength or ability to work in

a supportive role for the accomplishment of tasks in

Christian ministry with the ability to often see the need

before others do.

Biblical References: Mark 15:40-41; Acts 9:36; Romans

16:1-2; 1 Corinthians 12:28

 

Hospitality

The gift of hospitality isthe divine strength or ability to

create warm, welcoming environmentsfor othersin

placessuch as your home, office, or church.

Biblical References: Acts 16:14-15; Romans 12:13, 16:23;

Hebrews 13:1-2; 1 Peter 4:9

 

 

Word of Knowledge

The gift of knowledge is the divine strength or ability to

bring truth to a situation by supernatural revelation. This is

often accompanied by a word from God.

Biblical References: Acts 5:1-11; 1 Corinthians 12:8;

Colossians 2:2-3

 

Leadership

The gift of leadership is the divine strength or ability to

influence people at their level while directing and focusing

them on the big picture, vision, or idea.

Biblical References: Romans 12:8; 1 Timothy 3:1-13, 5:17;

Hebrews 13:17

 

Mercy

The gift of mercy is the divine strength or ability to feel

empathy and to care for those who are hurting in any way.

Biblical References: Matthew 9:35-36; Mark 9:41; Romans

12:8; 1 Thess. 5:14

 

Miracles

The gift of miracles is the divine strength or ability to alter

the natural outcomes of life in a supernatural way through

prayer, faith, and divine direction.

Biblical References: Acts 9:36-42, 19:11-12, 20:7-12;

Romans 15:18-19; 1 Corinthians 12:10, 28

 

Pastor/Shepherd

The gift of pastor/shepherd is the divine strength or ability

to care for the personal needs of others by nurturing and

mending life issues.

Biblical References: John 10:1-18; Ephesians 4:11-14; 1

Timothy 3:1-7; 1 Peter 5:1-3

 

Prophecy

The gift of prophecy is the divine strength or ability to

communicate God’s truth and heart in a way that calls

people to a right relationship with God.

Biblical References: Acts 2:37-40, 7:51-53, 26:24-29; 1

Corinthians 14:1-4; 1 Thessalonians 1:5

 

Service

The gift of serving is the divine strength or ability to do

small or great tasks in working for the overall good of the

body of Christ.

Biblical References: Acts 6:1-7; Romans 12:7; Galatians

6:10; 1 Timothy 1:16-18; Titus 3:14

 

Teaching

The gift of teaching is the divine strength or ability to study

and learn from the Scriptures primarily to bring

understanding and depth to other Christians.

Biblical References: Acts 18:24-28, 20:20-21; 1

Corinthians 12:28; Ephesians 4:11-14

Tongues (and Interpretation)

The gift of tongues is the divine strength or ability to pray

in a heavenly language to encourage your spirit and to

commune with God. The gift of tongues is often

accompanied by interpretation and should be used

appropriately.

Biblical References: Acts 2:1-13; 1 Corinthians 12:10, 14:1-

14

 

Word of Wisdom

The gift of wisdom is the divine strength or ability to

understand and to bring clarity to situations and

circumstances often through applying the truths of

Scripture in a practical way.

Biblical References: Acts 6:3,10; 1 Corinthians 2:6-13, 12:8

 

Intercession

The gift of intercession is the divine strength or ability to

stand in the gap in prayer for someone, something, or

someplace, believing for profound results.

Biblical References: Hebrews 7:25; Colossians 1:9-12,

4:12-13; James 5:14-16