Unraveling the Mysteries of the Holy Spirit #8

THE WELL June 30th, 2010  Lesson #8 of 8

Unraveling the Mysteries of the Holy Spirit

By Del Tarr, PhD

“There are different kinds of gifts but the same Spirit…

All these are the work of one and the same Spirit”. (I Cor. 12: 4, 11)

The gifts of the Spirit are the continuation of Jesus’ ministry through us!

LETS LOOK AT THREE CATEGORIES OF GIFTS OF THE SPIRIT

1. Motivational Gifts (Romans 12: 6-8)

Prophecy (repeated in both the I Cor. 12 and Eph. 4 lists)

Service

Teaching (repeated in the Eph. 4 list)

Encouragement

Giving

Leadership

Mercy

2.  Spiritual Gifts (graces – charismata – “spirituals”) The traditional list in (I Corinthians 12:7-11)

Word of Wisdom

Word of Knowledge

Faith

Gifts of Healing

Miracles

Discerning of Spirits

Tongues  (See the text’s appendix – What Tongues is Not,  (pp405-414)

Interpretation of Tongues

3.  Ministry Gifts (Ephesians 4: 11-13 AND I Cor. 12: 27-31)

Apostle

Helps

Administration

Evangelist

Pastor

There are 4 other gifts identifiable in the Epistles. 1. Celibacy (I Cor 7:7)

2. Voluntary Poverty (I. Cor. 13:3)  3. Martyrdom (I Cor. 13:3) and    4. Hospitality (I Peter 4: 9)

  1. Lorraine del Rosario says:

    Dr. Tarr,
    I just finished this study & The River is Very Deep & very Wide (or) The well.
    Thank you for this most motivating lesson
    which has taught me much today! Thank You for your work for The Lord!!1
    In Christ, Lorraine

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