Tag Archives: spiritual gifts

Receiving the Holy Spirit

This entry is part 195 of 210 in the series Inquiring Minds

I’ve been a Christian my whole life and asked God for the Holy Spirit multiple times. I have done everything the Bible says to do to receive. What do I do to receive the Holy Spirit? There are two answers … Continue reading

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Interpretation of Tongues

This entry is part 58 of 210 in the series Inquiring Minds

How is the gift of interpretation used? The gift of interpretation is used alongside of the gift of speaking in tongues. Its sole purpose is to interpret the message that is given in tongues. First, the message is given by … Continue reading

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Anointing and Spiritual Gifts

This entry is part 54 of 210 in the series Inquiring Minds

What’s the difference between the anointing and spiritual gifts? Wow. I’ve never really thought about the difference between the two, or even if there is a difference. Let’s take a look at the Old Testament where the anointing is used … Continue reading

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The Greater Gifts Part 2

This entry is part 53 of 210 in the series Inquiring Minds

This is the final post in my miniseries explaining the spiritual gifts from 1 Corinthians 12-14. If you’ve been missing out, you can start with the first post here. Let’s pick up with the second half of 1 Corinthians 14. … Continue reading

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The Greater Gifts Part 1

This entry is part 52 of 210 in the series Inquiring Minds

This blog post is a continuation of a miniseries on the spiritual gifts. If you’ve missed the previous posts, you can begin the miniseries here. We’ve been following Paul’s thought flow about worship, specifically the spiritual gifts within worship. He … Continue reading

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The Spirituals Part 2

This entry is part 50 of 210 in the series Inquiring Minds

This post is a continuation of tracing Paul’s flow of thought concerning the spiritual gifts of 1 Corinthians 12. If you missed the first half, you can read it here. The second half of 1 Corinthians 12 deals with the … Continue reading

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The Spirituals Part 1

This entry is part 49 of 210 in the series Inquiring Minds

I get many questions about the spiritual gifts, speaking in tongues, interpretation, and other facets of spirit-filled service. One of the best ways to approach so many questions is to go through Paul’s flow of thought from 1 Corinthians 12-14. … Continue reading

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Spiritual Gifts

This entry is part 6 of 210 in the series Inquiring Minds

What are spiritual gifts? Are the lists of spiritual gifts in the Bible complete? Spiritual gifts are a subset of the many gifts the Holy Spirit gives to his Church. The word spiritual, or as Paul puts it, “the spirituals” … Continue reading

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