A. GIVING You contribute material resources, and do God’s work with liberality and cheerfulness. You contribute sacrificially, motivate others, and don’t shun pressure or publicity. Romans 12:13 – “Share with God’s people.”
B. ADMINISTRATION You lead and communicate in such a way that people work harmoniously to reach goals for God’s purpose. You enjoy being a leader and can endure adverse reaction to get the job done. You enjoy seeing tasks complete; are able to set guidelines, schedules, and policies; and can delegate to get the work done. Romans 12:14 – “Bless those who persecute you.”
C. TEACHING You communicate the truth with obvious results. You believe your gift is foundational and work systematically and with accuracy. Romans 12:11 – “Keep spiritual fervor.”
D. EXHORTATION You minister by giving comfort, consolation, and encouragement so people feel helped and healed. Problems are only challenges, and you are drawn to those seeking spiritual growth. You can share personal failures to prompt others to talk. Learning and teaching practical information is your desire. Romans 12:12 – “Joyful, patient and faithful.”
E. MERCY You feel compassion for those who are suffering and perform deeds to reflect God’s love. You are naturally drawn to hurting people, sensitive, giving, loving and desire healing. Romans 12:15-16 – “Rejoice with those who rejoice, mourn with mourners, live in harmony.”
F. PROPHECY The goal of those who have the gift of prophecy is to bring persons face to face with God. You discern, reveal motives and actions, have strong convictions and a need to express them. Impulsive, direct, and persuasive, you normally are a strong person. Romans 12:9 – “Love must be sincere, hate evil, cling to good.”
G. SERVING You identify and meet the needs of others using personal as well as other resources. You see needs and enjoy responding. You work best short-term and alone (do it now and quickly). You possess endurance and stamina and have a tendency to do too much. Romans 12:10 – “Be devoted, honor one another.”
Recording a 3, 4, or 5 after a letter indicates a Spiritual Gift. You may check more than one.
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