Spiritual Gift: Discernment

Our spiritual gifts are given by the Holy Spirit as a way to serve the Lord and be blessings to the world God so loves. See how your gifts may be used!

Discernment is the gift that motivates a believer to seek God’s will and purpose and apply that understanding to individual and congregational situations.

Scriptural References:

John 16:13-15; Romans 9:1; 1 Corinthians 2:9-16

A person with this gift is usually:

Intensely seeking God’s will; Able to distinguish between good and evil; able to express your understanding of God’s will and how it can be applied

Ministry Opportunities:
  • Church Council
  • Long-Range Planning
  • Prayer Chain
  • Public Relations
  • Teacher for Adult Education

This gift belongs to the category RESPONSIBILITY. You may find it useful to get information on other gifts which belong to this same category. These gifts are: Administration; Leadership; Pastor.