Little Update On Spiritual Gifts Series (My Views Have Since Changed)

I have taken quite the break from the Spiritual Gifts series. I'm really glad I did. Some of my views have changed within the past few months, and I've made just a few edits to my Tongues/Interpretation of Tongues post. I'm mostly a Cessationlist now (I think spiritual gifts of the apostles have ceased), however, … Continue reading Little Update On Spiritual Gifts Series (My Views Have Since Changed)

Discernment | Spiritual Gifts

Clarification (02/19/2020) - The spiritual gift of discernment relates to people being able to recognize false teachers, false believers, etc. It relates to testing the spirits. However, all Christians are called to test the spirits. Discernment, as the definition shows relates to judgment as well. We are to discern, to have proper judgment. Discernment relating … Continue reading Discernment | Spiritual Gifts

Knowledge & Teaching | Spiritual Gifts

God doesn't care what our skill set is. He doesn't care what we are naturally gifted in. What we think we should do could be completely opposite of what God wants. John Bunyan, for example, was a son of a tinker. He was not well learned, yet, God used him to preach and eventually write … Continue reading Knowledge & Teaching | Spiritual Gifts

Helping Others, Serving, Giving | Spiritual Gifts

Not all spiritual gifts will put you front and center in the "spotlight." Truth be told, NONE of them actually should be used for the limelight. But there are spiritual gifts that are designated more for the background. When we think of the body of Christ, maybe we want to be a hand or a … Continue reading Helping Others, Serving, Giving | Spiritual Gifts

What Is The Gift Of Encouragement

Encouragement is a very special spiritual gift. One that often gets hidden. One that people may feel is not "good enough." But we are all told every part of the Body of Christ (the true Church) is important. Every toe is as important as an eye. (NIV) 1 Thessalonians 4:18, "Therefore encourage one another with … Continue reading What Is The Gift Of Encouragement