Ministry And Gifts Of The Holy Spirit

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Ministry and gifts of the Holy Spirit
Ministry and the gifts of the Holy Spirit seem to be something that a lot of the church have forgotten about. Of course if you were raised Pentecostal, this is something you might be rather familiar with. However, I have ever heard anybody speak in tongues being raised in a Nazarene Church, and I was very un-familiarized with these gifts. It wasn’t until I was sixteen years’ old that I actually heard anyone speak in tongues. I had never heard about gifts such as prophecy, Different kind of tongs, are The interpretation of tongs. Speaking in tongues was something that was perceive to be scary. You didn’t hear of people being healed, or if you did it seemed hush hush, but I remember the church speaking a lot about was the gift of faith. In my research of several different places, internet and books, I have found some interesting breakdowns of the gifts of the Spirit. Ways that I had never heard of before, that actually were quite good.
So there are nine gifts laid out in 1 Corinthians 12:8-10. These are:
1. Words of wisdom ~ ability to make decisions and give guidance that is according to God’s will.
2. Words of knowledge ~ ability to have an in depth understanding of spiritual issues or situations…resulting in bringing wisdom and guidance.
3. Faith ~ An unmovable trust in God that results in encouraging others to trust God more, no matter what the circumstances.
4. Gifts of Healing ~ Miraculous ability to use God’s healing power to…

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