Author Archives: St. John Studies

The Spiritual Gift of Teaching and The Great Commission…

“Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them . . .the one who teaches, in his teaching.” Romans 12: 6-8. “And God has appointed in the church first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, … Continue reading

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The Spiritual Gift of Teaching…

It may seem like I am veering off the path today but I want to write on the role of the teacher in one’s life. Of course, when Billy Graham uses the term teacher, he is referring to an individual … Continue reading

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The Puzzle Piece…

New pastor… First day in front of a new congregation… I remember her message because she used a visual aid. It was a little different. No colorful PowerPoint. No poster board. No eye-catching prop. She just left the pulpit and … Continue reading

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“The Unknown Evangelist”

“Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, … Continue reading

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The Evangelist…

The spiritual gift of evangelism. I would imagine that one of the world’s greatest evangelists would have a hard time being humble discussing the spiritual gift that he had. The Reverend Billy Graham had the spiritual gift of evangelism to … Continue reading

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Two Good Things, I am Thinking…

Public expounder… Sounds rather dramatic doesn’t it? I envision a pastor in front of a church speaking prophetic words over individual people in the congregation. I have experienced modern day prophets doing just that. Do all Christians believe this is … Continue reading

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The Gift of Prophecy…

“Your word is full of fulfilled prophecy. You told things before they happened so that when they did, people would believe” [John 14: 29]. After discussing the gift of apostleship in the previous post, let’s look at other spiritual gifts … Continue reading

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