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The Gifts of the Holy Spirit in Scripture - Lesson VI

WordGifts Part I
Teaching, Evangelists, Word of wisdom, Word of knowledge
 

Teaching

SG Teaching

Catechism 24,   85-86,  243,  427,  428,  906,  2688
Rm 12:6-7, Mk 6:34, Lk 4:31-32 Col 3:16, James 3:1 Jn 7:14-18, Ti 2:7-8

1. What is the difference between the gift of teaching (in a Christian context) and teaching in a secular context (e.g. university or high school)?

2. Can someone teach without having the gift of teaching?
 
 

Titus 2:1, 2Pet 2:1-3, 2Tim 4:2-5

3. How should we deal with false teaching?
 
 

Evangelism

SG Evangelists

Catechism 429, 739, 848, 904-05, 942, 1072, 1304, 1316, 1533, 1816, 2044, 2225, 2472-73
Eph 4:11-13, Jn 1:6-8, Jn 4:34-38, Ac 1:8, Ac 4:29-31, Ac 14:1-7, Rm 10:14-15, Rm15:17-21, 1 Cor 9:14-18

4. What is the difference between a witness and an evangelist?

5. Are we all called to be evangelists? witnesses?

6. Can we all participate in evangelism? If so, how?

7. Sometimes we hear of "evangelizing the baptized". What does this mean? Is there a need for it?
 
 

Word of wisdom, Word of knowledge

SG  Wisdom,   Knowledge

Is 11:2 1 Cor 12:8
James 1:5-8, 3:13-18, Lk21:12-19
Col 1:9-12, 2Pet 1:3-8, Lk 6:6-8, Mt 21:1-3, Mk 2:5-9, Ac 5:1-4, Jn 4:16-18

8. What difference, if any, is there between the gift of wisdom as presented in Isaiah and the word of wisdom in Corinthians? the gift of knowledge and the word of knowledge?

9. What is the difference between the word of wisdom and the word of knowledge?

10. What are some circumstances in which the word of wisdom would be especially useful?

11. What are some circumstances in which the word of knowledge would be especially useful?

Suggested answers.
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