1A THE BODY PRINICPLE OF SPIRITUAL GIFTS
1B THE MANIFESTATION OF THE BODY
2B THE MEMBERS OF THE BODY
Each person who knows the Lord Jesus Christ is a vital member of this Body.
Ephesians 2:21-22, Ephesians 4:7,8, 11.
2A THE BASIC PRINCIPLES OF SPIRITUAL GIFTS
1B THEY ARE ESSENTIAL
1 Corinthians 12:1, Ephesians 4:12
2B THEY ARE COUNTERFEITED
1C FLESHLY COUNTERFEITS
2C SATANIC COUNTERFEITS
3B THE HOLY SPIRIT IS THE SOURCE
4B THEY WILL ALWAYS UNITE
They will always unite the body, never divide it.
5B THEY ARE NOT A SIGN OF SPIRITUALITY
Some are carnal, but they did have spiritual gifts I Corinthians 3:1
12:7 they are called "manifestations" Something that is made public, and given to every man to profit for the good of those gathered together.
7B THEY HAVE THE PROMISE OF DIVINE ENERGY
I Corinthians 12:4, 5, 6. I Peter 4:10-11
8B THEY COME IN VARIETIES
1C A UNIQUE POSITION
y No two Christians are alike. Each has a unique place and position in the Body
2C A UNIQUE COMPOSITION
I Timothy 4:14; 2 Timothy 1:6
2D THE INCREASES
1 Timothy 1:6
10B THERE ARE SEVERAL TERMS TO DESCRIBE THESE DIVINE ENABLEMENTS
They are called energizing, services, manifestations, grace gifts and spiritual gifts.
11B THE LIST IS NOT EXHAUSTIVE
We say there are 7 or 8 major gifts but there are many other kinds of gifts.
12B ALL GIFTS ARE TO BUILD THE BODY
Ephesians 4:12 and 1 Corinthians 12:7
13B SOME GIFTS ARE ALSO SIGN GIFTS
14B THE GIFTS ARE DISTINCT FROM THE FRUITS OF THE SPIRIT