1 Corinthians Ch.12 -The Gifts of the Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 12 - 1 Cor.2:12 “Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might know the things freely given from God.”
Acts 8:9-11 - Simon the magician was showing the people of Samaria a power, that the people thought was from God.
Acts 16:16-18 - Paul cast out a spirit of divination from a woman. 
vs.1-6 - The Corinthians were confused by the gifts of the Holy Spirit. As pagans, they had used satan’s counterfeit gifts of the spirit, and didn’t understand the difference. There are different gifts and operations of the those gifts.

The Gifts of the Holy Spirit:

1 Corinthians 12:1-31:
1) Word of Wisdom.
2) Word of Knowledge.
3) Faith.
4) Gifts of Healing.
5) Working of Miracles.
6) Prophesy.
7) Discerning of spirits.
8) Tongues.
9) Interpretation of Tongues.

Ephesians 4:11-16:
1) Apostles.
2) Prophets.
3) Evangelists.
4) Pastors.
5) Teachers.

Romans 12:6-8:
1) Prophesy.
2) Ministry - to serve the body (deacon).
3) Teaching - to instruct (not in 5 fold ministry).
4) Exhortation - to encourage, comfort.
5) Giving.
6) Ruling - administration.
7) Mercy - show mercy.

Crain Blanchard. 

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