I thought I would share another insight article from one of my bible school professors.

I have to say that this notion goes against everything I grew up with, but looking at it now, I agree with him.

What do you think?

Let me know in the comment section what your opinion is of “Spiritual Gifts”.

Andrew K. Gabriel

SPIRITUAL_GIFT_IMAGEHave you ever read a book or heard a sermon on the so-called “spiritual gifts.” There is actually no such thing. Go ahead. Search your Bible. You won’t find the phrase “spiritual gifts” anywhere.

Okay. You found it? But it isn’t in the original Greek language (the language that the New Testament was first written in). Let me explain.

Some Christians create a metaphorical box called “spiritual gifts.” That is, they list the gifts that are found in 1 Corinthians 12 and 14, Romans 12, Ephesians 4, and 1 Peter 4, and say that only those “gifts” that appear in these New Testament lists qualify as “spiritual gifts.” In this sense, some create a technical category called “spiritual gifts” to refer to a limited number of ways that the Spirit works. The result is that even though the Spirit might enable a person to be…

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