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Gifts 6

Gift number four is “exhorting.”  New Testament examples of exhorting include Barnabas (Acts 4:36; 11:22,23), Paul and Barnabas (Acts 13:15), the Holy Spirit (John 14:16; 16:7) and Jesus (1 John 2:1).  The word means to call to or summon (Matthew … Continue reading

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Gifts 5

Teaching is the third gift listed in Romans 12:6-8.  Jesus was a teacher (Matthew 4:23) as was Paul (1 Timothy 2:7).  Elders are to be teachers (1 Timothy 3:2).  It is important for the church to have teachers (Acts 13:1).   Good teaching has certain … Continue reading

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Gifts 4

The second gift is service (ministry). Continue reading

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