February 15, 2015 Speaker: Jay Pound Series: A Church Renewed

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 12:1–12:11


1 Corinthians 12:1-11


2 Basic Principles for Understanding and Using Spiritual Gifts


- Spiritual gifts are gifts. (vv.8-11)

       o The Holy Spirit is the source and distributor of all the spiritual gifts. (v.11)

       o Therefore, no one can boast in themselves because of their gifts.


- Spiritual gifts serve God’s purpose. (vv.1-7)

       o Spiritual gifts are a Trinitarian phenomenon. (vv.3-7)

       o A Litmus Test: Is your gift contributing to the common good?




Take Home Idea: When we use the gifts of the Spirit to serve the Kingdom of Jesus, we can experience the power of God.

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