Messages on Spiritual Gifts

The Gifted: Encouragement

If you find yourself worn out, tired, discouraged, and discontent, then you’ve come to the right place this morning!  Hang in there as together, we find the key to breaking through these things and entering into an oasis of refreshment and encouragement! This morning, we’re continuing our message series entitled ‘The Gifted’. So far, we’ve learned about what spiritual gifts are and why we receive them and why we should eagerly desire them.   So far, we learned specifically about…

The Gifted: Service

This morning, we’re continuing our message series entitled ‘The Gifted’. So far, we’ve learned about what spiritual gifts are and why we receive them and why we should eagerly desire them. So far, we learned specifically about the trio of word gifts: prophecy, word of knowledge, and word of wisdom. This week, we’re going to learn about a powerful, yet far more quiet spiritual gift: service. After all, in the superhero world, where would most superheros be without their faithful…

The Gifted: Word of Wisdom

This morning, we’re continuing our message series entitled ‘The Gifted’. So far, we’ve learned about what spiritual gifts are and why we receive them and why we should eagerly desire them. So far, we learned specifically how to receive and use the spiritual gift of prophecy and a word of knowledge. We learned last week how powerful our words are and how they possess the power to bring life or death. They have the power to steer the course of…

The Gifted: Word of Knowledge

This morning, we’re continuing our message series entitled ‘The Gifted’.  So far, we’ve learned about what spiritual gifts are and why we receive them.  The last two weeks, we learned specifically how to receive and use the spiritual gift of prophecy and why it is one of the greater spiritual gifts that Paul said that we should eagerly desire. This week and next, we’re going to learn about the word gifts similar to prophecy: word of knowledge and word of wisdom.  Word…

The Gifted: Prophecy in Practice

This morning, we’re continuing our message series entitled ‘The Gifted’. Last week, we began learning about specific spiritual gifts and starting with prophecy. We learned that prophecy is making known the future potential and purposes currently hidden by God. This week, we’re going to get practical about prophecy. First, we’ll take a look at how to receive a spiritual gift from God. We know already that these are charisma – gifts given by God as He wills through His grace.…

The Gifted: Prophecy

This week, we are continuing our message series entitled ‘The Gifted’.  We’ve learned how all followers of Christ are like superheros.  We all have experienced a supernatural encounter with God that transformed our lives.  We’re all on a mission to seek and save the lost using the spiritual gifts that God has given each of us with His agape love.  Although very different from each other, we all work together in unity for the common good. We’re going to begin…

The Gifted: How

Last week, we started a new message series entitled ‘The Gifted’.  We learned how all followers of Christ are like superheros.  We all have experienced a supernatural encounter with God that transformed our lives.  We’re all on a mission to seek and save the lost using the spiritual gifts that God has given each of us.  Although very different from each other, we all work together in unity for the common good. This morning, we’re going to learn how to…

The Gifted

Superheros; most everyone is familiar with them and most of us have our favorite. They are primarily normal and common people who, at one point, experienced a supernatural encounter which transformed their lives.  It could be a science experiment gone wrong, a spider bite, contact with radioactive material, etc.  Whatever the experience, it somehow enables them to have supernatural gifts. These superheros nearly always have a very clear code of ethics accompanied by a clear purpose for which they live.…

Prophecy

Prophecy: God speaking to people through His people regarding their potential or future 1.     Should be desired by believers 1 Corinthians 14:39 Therefore, be eager to prophesy, and do not forbid speaking in tongues. 1 Corinthians 14:1 Follow the way of love and eagerly desire gifts of the Spirit, especially prophecy. 2.     Should be done in an orderly way 1 Corinthians 14:40 But everything should be done in a fitting and orderly way. 3.     Prophecy does not manipulate – it’s…