The Gifts of the Holy Spirit
Word of Wisdom – God’s supernatural perspective on how to achieve God’s will.
God’s knowledge rightly applied to specific situations.
Word of Knowledge – “facts” given by God that are unknowable without revelation.
The Gift of Faith – the supernatural ability to believe God without doubt.
Essential to the Gift of Healing and Miracles.
The Gift of Healing – supernatural healing through special anointing of the
The Working of Miracles – a supernatural display of power that goes beyond
the natural to counteract earthly and evil forces.
Discerning of Spirits – Spiritual insight into differences between the
Holy Spirit, the Human Spirit, and evil Spirits at work in the earth. It is not the
discerning of character faults.
The Gift of Prophecy – the forth telling of God’s utterance. It is not of the
intellect but of the Spirit. It is divinely inspired and anointed words spoken
by a believer.
Different Kinds of Tongues – This is not to be confused with the use of
tongues in private prayer or worship. This refers to the ministry of tongues
to others. An utterance from a believer to another in a language unknown
to the speaker (Is. 28:11, Mk. 16 :17, Acts 2:4; 10:44-48; 19:1-7,
1 Cor. 12:10; 13:1-3; 14:2; 14:4-22; 14:26-31; 28:31)
Interpretation of Tongues – Supernatural power to reveal the meaning of
tongues. Not a translation, but an interpretation. Tongues and Interpretation
working together can be the equivalent of prophecy.
The working of these nine Gifts is for the profit of advantage of the Church.
They are for the benefit of the Church and are specifically available to every
believer as the Holy Spirit wills (1 Cor. 12:7-11; 14:12). They should all be
actively welcomed and expected in your life (1 Cor. 14:1)