GOD IN US, Part VIII

GOD IN US, Part VIII

Ezekiel 36:25-27
John 16:14, I Peter 4:10

TODAY, WE EXAMINE THOSE FIVE GIFTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT GIVEN FOR THE PURPOSE OF LOVING OTHERS WITHIN THE CHURCH

GIFTS FOR LOVING OTHERS:
1. THE GIFT OF DISCERNING
GIVEN FOR THE PURPOSE OF protection
2. THE GIFT OF ADMINISTERING
GIVEN FOR THE PURPOSE OF ORGANIZATION
3. THE GIFT OF GIVING
GIVEN FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVISION
4. THE GIFT OF CARING (MERCY)
GIVEN FOR THE PURPOSE OF AFFECTION
5. THE GIFT OF MINISTERING
GIVEN FOR THE PURPOSE OF APPLICATION
6. THE GIFT OF BELIEVING (FAITH)
GIVEN FOR THE PURPOSE OF ANTICIPATION

GIFTS FOR LOVING OTHERS:
I. THE GIFT OF DISCERNING GIVEN FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROTECTION
1 Corinthians 12:7-8, 10
CHRISTIANS ENDOWED WITH THE SPIRITUAL GIFT OF DISCERNING HAVE THE SUPERNATURAL ABILITY AND PASSION TO DISTINGUISH BETWEEN DEMONIC, HUMAN, AND DIVINE INFLUENCE OR ACTIVITY
BIBLICAL EXAMPLES OF THE GIFT OF DISCERNING:
1. PETER IN REGARD TO ANANIAS AND SAPPHIRA
Acts 5:1-11
2. PETER IN REGARD TO SIMON THE SORCERER
Acts 8:9-23

GIFTS FOR LOVING OTHERS:
II. THE GIFT OF ADMINISTERING GIVEN FOR THE PURPOSE OF ORGANIZATION
Romans 12:6-8
THE GIFT OF ADMINISTERING IS SOMETIMES REFERRED TO AS THE GIFT OF “RULING” BASED ON KJV TEXT
CHRISTIANS ENDOWED WITH THE SPIRITUAL GIFT OF ADMINISTERING HAVE THE SUPERNATURAL ABILITY AND PASSION TO ORGANIZE, PROMOTE, AND IMPLEMENT THE MINISTRY OF CHRIST
BIBLICAL EXAMPLES OF THE GIFT OF ADMINISTERING:
GOD CLEARLY GAVE JOSEPH CERTAIN GIFTS FOR ADMINISTERING PHARAOH’S KINGDOM
Genesis Chapters 37-41
BIBLICAL EXAMPLES OF THE GIFT OF ADMINISTERING:
1. ONE OR MORE OF THE DISCIPLES IN THE EARLY CHURCH
Acts 6:1-6
2. THE APOSTLE PAUL IN REGARD TO THE VARIOUS CHURCHES HE HELPED FOUND AND THE MANY MINISTERS HE TRAINED
Various New Testament Letters

GIFTS FOR LOVING OTHERS:
III. THE GIFT OF GIVING GIVEN FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVISION
Romans 12:6-8
CHRISTIANS ENDOWED WITH THE SPIRITUAL GIFT OF GIVING HAVE THE SUPERNATURAL ABILITY AND PASSION TO INVESTLARGE AMOUNTS OF RESOURCES INTO MINISTRY FOR THE SAKE OF JESUS CHRIST
BIBLICAL EXAMPLES OF THE GIFT OF GIVING:
1. A CHRISTIAN WOMAN NAMED LYDIA
Acts 16:12-16
2. OTHER UNNAMED CHRISTIANS AT THE CHURCH IN PHILIPPI
Philippians 4:18-19


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