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Discovering the Spiritual Gifts

COMMUNICATION GIFTS
1 TEACHING – Romans 12:7
Teaching is the ability to explain and communicate biblical truth effectively
so that those being taught receive spiritual enlightenment and
understanding.
2 ENCOURAGING (exhortation) – Romans 12:8
This is the ability to stimulate the wills of others through the …

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Vision of “Schools of Ministry”

VISION OF “SCHOOLS OF MINISTRY”
“And Christ gave gifts to men – he made some to be apostles, some to be
prophets, some to go and tell the Good News, and some to have the work
of caring for and teaching God’s people.  …

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The Schools of Ministry

The Schools of Ministry
Table of Contents
Vision of The Schools of Ministry
Discipleship Series

Becoming a Christian
The Uniqueness of Christ
Prayer
Bible Study
Sin
Temptation
Lordship of Christ
Stewardship
Knowing the Will of God
Relationships
The Church
The Holy Spirit
Christian Service

God’s Gifts for His Purposes

A Ministry Inventory
The Gifts of the Spirit
Discovering The Gifts
Ministry …

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The Uniqueness of Christ

DISCIPLESHIP LESSON 1
BECOMING A CHRISTIAN
ASSIGNMENT:
Memorize John 3:l6. Pray 10 minutes per day.
Today’s teaching: Matthew l3:l-2)
SECTION l: OUR SALVATION
l. Why was the Bible written? (John 20:3l)
2. What are the results of man’s sinfulness? (Isa. 59:2)
3. Why do human efforts fail to …

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Ministry Experience Inventory

Ministry Experience Inventory
This Inventory is based on what you are actually doing, not just
what you like to do,  If you are a young Christian (two years or younger in
the Lord) or have not been active in a local church for …

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Gift of Teaching

                          THE MOTIVATIONAL GIFTS ELABORATED
GIFT OF TEACHING
 BASIC MOTIVATION DEFINED
Motivated by the desire to explain the Word of God to others; to clarify the
truth.
AMPLIFICATION
The teacher is not content with the Word simply being proclaimed, it must also be
explained.  He wants God’s …

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Gift of Mercy

                                    GIFT OF MERCY
BASIC MOTIVATION DEFINED
Motivated to identify with and comfort those who are in distress.
AMPLIFICATION
To feel empathy with the misfortunes and misery of others.  To mentally and
emotionally relate to their needs and give them aid.
CHARACTERISTICS OF ONE EXERCISING THIS …

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Temptation

DISCIPLESHIP LESSON 6
TEMPTATION
This week’s teaching:  James 1:1-12
ASSIGNMENT:
1.  Pray 15 minutes per day
2.  Bible memorization:  I Cor. 10:13, Ephesians 6:10-12
3.  Written study
SECTION I
Temptation never ceases; however, Christ’s power within you is eternal and
it grows.    I John 4:4 states emphatically:  “Greater is …

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The Uniqueness of Christ

DISCIPLESHIP LESSON 2
THE UNIQUENESS OF CHRIST
This week’s teaching:  Colossians 1:15-23
ASSIGNMENT:
Prayer:10 minutes per day minimum
Bible Memorization:  John 14:6
Written Study
SECTION 1:  HIS PRE-EXISTENCE
1. Who is “the Word?” (John 1:1-3, 14, 17)
2. How long has He existed?  (Colossians 1:15-1;7)
3. What was His pre-existent …

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Relationships

                          DISCIPLESHIP LESSON 10
RELATIONSHIPS
This Week’s Teaching:
Acts 8:25-39
ASSIGNMENT:
Pray 20 minutes daily
Memorize: Acts 4:31, I Peter 3:15 and John 15:26-27
Written Study
SECTION 1:  WHY WITNESS?
Meditate on Galatians 1 and 2
1.  Why did Jesus say He came into this world? (Luke 19:10 and Mark …