Foundations of Ministry
Azusa Pacific University
Mr. Lawrence Witherspoon
October 22, 2001
"More Information on Spiritual Gifts"

Gifts Lists:
Four places in the letters of Paul are the gifts of the Spirit listed:
Romans 12:6-8
1 Corinthians 12:8-10, 28-30
Ephesians 4:11
In Romans 12:6-8 they are named as (ministries of the Church)
Prophesy Giving
Service Ruling
Teaching Showing Mercy
In 1Corinthians 12:8-10 are named: (ministering of the Gospel)
Wisdom Prophecy
Knowledge Discerning Spirits
Faith Tongues
Healing Interpretation of Tongues
Working Miracles
In 1 Corinthians 12:28-30 (the work of the church)
Apostles Helps
Prophets Administration
Teachers Tongues
Miracles Interpretation
IN Ephesians 4:11: (Building up of the church)
Apostles Pastors
Prophets Teachers
Typical Groupings of the Gifts of the Spirit
1.   Gifts of the Ministering of the Gospel (1Cor 12:8-10)
2.   Gifts for the work of the Church (1Cor 12:28-30)
3.   Gifts for the Ministries of the Church (Rom 12:6-8)
4.   Gifts for the Building Up of the Church (Eph 4:11)
Another Grouping:
Eleven Permanent Gifts
Fort the building up of the body
For edification of the church (Ephesians 4:11-15)
Apostles, Prophets, Giving, Teaching, Evangelists, Pastor, Helps, Administrations, Exhortation, Faith & Mercy
Five Temporary Gifts
Signs to substantiate, corroborate the message
For unbelievers to authenticate the message (1Corinthians 14:22)
Miracles, Healing, Tongues, Interpretation of Tongues, Discerning of Spirits
Another Grouping:
Group 1: The Revelatory Gifts (Reveal Something about the nature of God)
1.   Apostles - Heading up more than one church
2.   Distinguishing Spirits
3.   Word of Knowledge - Revealing the Word of God
4.   Prophecy - Revealing something that was unknown
Group 2: The Confirmatory Gifts
1.   Faith
2.   Healing
3.   Miracles
4.   Tongues
5.   Interpretation of Tongues
Group 3: The Speaking Gifts
1.   Evangelism
2.   Teaching
3.   Pastor
4.   Exhortation
Group 4: Auxiliary Gifts