The Gifts Of The Holy Spirit

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LIBERTY THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

RESEARCH PAPER:
THE GIFTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT

A Paper Submitted to
Liberty Theological Seminary in partial fulfillment of the requirements for completion of the course

THEO 530
Systematic Theology II

By
Grace Park

Lynchburg, Virginia
August 10, 2014
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Thesis and Introduction 3
Understanding of Holy Spirit 3
Understanding of Gifts 4 Definition for the Gifts 4 Distribution of Gifts 8 Recipients of Gifts 8 Purpose of Gifts
Classification of Gifts 9 Gifts of motivation 10 Gifts of ministry position 12 Gifts of manifestation 14
Conclusion 15
Bibliography 18

Thesis Statement

The various gifts of the Holy Spirit as listed in Scripture are conveyed according to the will of the Holy Spirit to every man for the eventual purpose of the edification and building up the church body.

Introduction
Understanding of Holy Spirit To start our research, we need to ask a critical question at the very beginning : Who is the Holy Spirit? The Bible teaches that the Holy Spirit is a person. Jesus never referred to “it” when He was talking about the Holy Spirit. In John 14,15 and 16, for example, He spoke of the Holy Spirit as “He” because He is not a force or thing but a person. The point is especially important at a time when pantheistic tendencies are

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