Finding your spiritual gifts by c peter wagner
Discover Your Spiritual Gifts: The Easy-To-Use, Self-Guided Questionnaire That Helps You Identify and Understand Your Various God-Given Spiritual Gifts by C. Peter WagnerDo we really know what our spiritual gifts are? That question is at the heart of Peter Wagner’s book in which he states that not knowing one’s gifts could lead to missing out on God’s best plan for one’s personal life. He notes that argument for the cessation of spiritual gifts after the apostles departed is an endangered doctrine and more churches have experienced dynamic movement of the spirit since 1900 along with the ministry of all believers since the early 1972. God has designed the church on the model of an organism, which makes spiritual gifts foundational to understanding church organization. The author posits that our identity in the body of Christ is determined to a significant degree by our gifts-mix, which not only reveals our calling, but also glorifies God. Wagner outlines a list of 28 spiritual gifts, their relation to the governmental offices in public ministry, and some common pairings in their performance. He further states that the gifts are given in varying degrees and may be classified in many different ways. Believers must watch out for the pitfalls of having a short list of gifts, a situational view of gifts, gift exaltation, and gift projection. He points out that multigifted people may have dominant and subordinate gifts based on the season of their ministry but advises that we should not confuse gifts with talents, the fruit of the spirit, Christian roles, or counterfeit gifts. The author discusses four prerequisites and five steps toward discovering one’s spiritual gifts. This is a short and wonderful book that can easily be read in a couple of hours. Additionally, Wagner concludes by providing the Wagner-modified Houts questionnaire that can be used to identify and seek confirmation for one’s spiritual gifts. The questionnaire was easily completed and scored in about thirty minutes and for those who are familiar with psychological tools this is an enlightening instrument for identifying spiritual gifts which should then be confirmed in the context of church ministry. The book doesn’t address how these spiritual gifts could be used outside of the church context.
Finding Your Spiritual Gifts Questionnaire : The Easy-to-Use, Self-Guided Questionnaire
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Welcome to the world of spiritual gifts! God has given every Christian at least one spiritual gift, and probably more. This questionnaire is designed to help you understand what your spiritual gifts are and how to use them in ministry. Many similar inventories are available on the market today, so what separates Gifted2Serve apart from other spiritual gifts inventories? Most spiritual gifts inventories are meant for the Church at-large, which means the different biblical interpretations of the various spiritual gifts must be considered in developing the inventory.