Supernatural Theology: Discover Your Spiritual Gifts
"Pursue love, and earnestly desire the spiritual gifts" (1 Corinthians 14:1) Will you accept the challenge to earnestly pursue spiritual gifts? A practiced theology of God demands it. Discover how a pursuing love and spiritual gifts is actually a pursuit of God Himself A Biblical perspective of the Holy Spirit's work through spiritual gifts will shift our expectations of what God will do in our lives, and what He wants to do through us. Discover how spiritual gifts in the church, by the Holy Spirit, is the extension of God's ways revealed in the Old Testament and the ministry of Jesus.With a deliberate pace, we will journey through the Old Testament to understand the ways of God, as well as review the ministry of Jesus on earth and discover that spiritual gifts by the Holy Spirit are part of the continual presentation of who God is, and how He works in the world.With simple clarity, each spiritual gift in 1 Corinthians 12:8-10 is introduced and defined, starting with an investigation of God's ways in the Old Testament and followed by insights gained from Jesus' ministry. With examples and teachings from the Book of Acts and various Epistles, we will illustrate each gift, intermixed with modern examples of God using His children to accomplish His plans though the gifts of the Holy Spirit.Dripping with Scripture, this book can be used in a group setting following the Faith in Action sections at the end of each chapter, or can be tackled individually for personal empowerment. Every chapter also ends with an Additional Resources section to spur further investigation into the various spiritual gifts of the Holy Spirit.Will you accept the challenge to earnestly pursue spiritual gifts? A practiced theology of God demands it. Pursuing love and spiritual gifts is actually a pursuit of God Himself. OUTLINE: Part I: Foundation in the Spirit1. Spirit & Truth2. Love & Power3. Power in the Church4. ImpartationPart II: Exploring the Gifts5. Prophecy6. Wisdom7. Words of Knowledge8. Discernment9. Healing10. Faith & Miracles11. Tongues & InterpretationDiscover the ways and nature of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit are all part of a connected story that results in the spiritual gifts being given to the church, and how we may partner with the ways of God.