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Administration

The gift of Administration is the God-given abiity to understand what makes an organization function, and the special ability to plan and execute procedures that accomplish the goals of the ministry.

1 Corinthians 12:28; Acts 6: 1-7; Ex. 18:13-26

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Discernment

The gift of Discernment is the God-given ability to distinguish between truth and error. It is able to discern the difference between good and evil; right and wrong.

1 Corinthians 12:10; Acts 5:1-4; Rom 9:1

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Encouragement

The gift of Encouragement is the God-given ability to present words of comfort, consolation, and encouragement, so to strengthen, or urge to action, those who are discouraged or wavering in their faith.

Romans 12:8; Acts 11:22-24; Acts 15: 30-32

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Evangelism

The gift of Evangelism is the God-given ability to effectively communicate the Gospel to unbelievers so they respond in faith and move toward discipleship.

Ephesians 4:11; Acts 8:5-6; Acts 14:21

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Faith

The gift of faith is the God-given ability to act on God's promises with confidence and unwavering belief in God's ability to fulfill His purposes.

1 Corinthians 12:9; 1 Cor 13:2; Rom 4:19-21

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Giving

The gift of Giving is the God-given ability to contribute money and resources to the work of the Lord with cheerfulness and liberality.

Romans 12:8; 2 Cor 6:8; Luke 21: 1-4

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Helps

The gift of Helps is the God-given ability to accomplish practical and necessary, behind the scenes tasks, which free up, support, and meet the needs of others.

1 Cor. 12:28; Rom. 12:7; Acts 9:36; Rom 16:1-2

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Hospitality

The gift of Hospitality is the God-given ability to care for people by providing fellowship, food, and lodging.

1 Peter 4:9-10; Rom 12:13; Luke 10:38

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Intercession

The gift of Intercession is the God-given ability to consistently pray on behalf of and for others, seeing frequent specific results

Rom 8:26-27; Col 1:9-12; Col 4: 12-13

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Knowledge

The gift of Knowledge is the God-given ability to learn, analyze, and uncover new insights from the Bible that are pertinent to the growth and well-being of the church.

1 Corinthians 12:28; 1 Cor 14:6; 2 Co 11:6

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Leadership

The gift of Leadership is the God-given ability to cast vision, motivate and direct people to harmoniously accomplish the purpose of God.

Romans 12:8; 1 Tim 5:17; Heb 13:17

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Mercy

The gift of Mercy is the God-given ability to feel deeply for those in physical, spiritual, or emotional need and then act to meet that need.

Romans 12:8; Mark 9:41; Matt 24:34-40

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Prophecy

The gift of Prophecy is the God-given ability to reveal God's truth and proclaim it in a timely and relevant manner for understanding, correction, repentance, or edification.

1 Cor. 12:10,28; Rom. 12:6; 1 Cor 13:2

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Shepherding

The gift of Shepherding is the God-given ability to assume long term personal responsibility for the welfare of a group of believers by nurturing and guiding them toward on-going spiritual maturity.

Ephesians 4:11-12; 1 Peter 5:1-4; 1 Tim 3:1-13

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Teaching

Teaching is instructing members in the truths and doctrines of God’s Word for the purposes of building up, unifying, and maturing the body.

1 Cor. 12:28; Rom. 12:7; Eph. 4:11

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Wisdom

The gift of Wisdom is the God-given ability to apply spiritual truth effectively to meet a need in a specific situation.

1 Corinthians 12:8; James 3:13-18; 1 Cor 2:3-5

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