The Holy Spirit, Part 8: The Gifts, Part 1
Message by Nancy Ortberg and Brad Mitchell.
When the Holy Spirit begins His residence in us, He gives us certain gifts that we use to edify and build up the body of Christ. These “Spiritual Gifts” come in many forms. In this message, nine spiritual gifts are outlined. They are the gifts of helps, prophesy, teaching, hospitality, intercessory prayer, leadership, knowledge, encouragement and giving. Some are classified as “up-front” gifts, others are “support” gifts. Those who have the higher profile gifts should not exalt themselves and those with the behind-the-scenes gifts should not downgrade themselves. What should be remembered is that all gifts are equal in the eyes of God and should be the same in our eyes, too.