“How do I identify my spiritual gift?”……Answer: There is no magic formula or definitive test that can tell us exactly what our spiritual gifts are. The Holy Spirit distributes the gifts as He determines (1 Corinthians 12:7-11). A common problem for Christians is the temptation to get so caught up in our spiritual gift that […]

“Are the miraculous gifts of the Spirit for today?”……Answer: First, it is important to recognize that this is not a question of whether God still performs miracles today. It would be foolish and unbiblical to claim God does not heal people, speak to people, and perform miraculous signs and wonders today. The question is whether […]

“Is there any value to a spiritual gifts test/inventory/assessment?”……Answer: It is definitely commendable for God’s children to desire to know the spiritual gifts given to them by the Holy Spirit for the purpose of serving and glorifying God (2 Timothy 1:6). At the same time, the Bible does not indicate that one’s spiritual gift(s) can […]

“Are there prophets in the church today?”……The gift of prophet seems to have been a temporary gift given by Jesus Christ for the laying of the foundation of the church. …Prophets were foundational to the church…Ephesians 2:20…20 Together, we are his house, built on the foundation of the apostles and the prophets. And the cornerstone is […]

“How does God distribute spiritual gifts?”……Answer: Romans 12:3-8 and 1 Corinthians chapter 12 make it clear that each Christian is given spiritual gifts according to the Lord’s choice. Spiritual gifts are given for the edification of the body of Christ (1 Corinthians 12:7, 14:12). The exact timing of the giving of these gifts is not […]

“Are faith healers for real? Does a faith healer heal with the same power as Jesus?”……Answer: There is no doubt that God has the power to heal anyone at any time. The question is whether He chooses to do so through those who are called “faith healers.” These individuals typically convince their audiences that God […]

“Is speaking in tongues evidence for having the Holy Spirit?”……Answer: There are three occasions in the book of Acts where speaking in tongues accompanied the receiving of the Holy Spirit—Acts 2:4, 10:44-46, and 19:6. However, these three occasions are the only places in the Bible where speaking in tongues is an evidence of receiving the […]