All Christians have been blessed with certain spiritual gifts. Paul tells us in Romans 12:6 that God has given each of us special abilities to do certain things well. We should really focus our lives on using our blessings Ė our spiritual gifts, talents, time and treasure - to the best of our abilities. The entire church will grow when we use the gifts that God has given us.
In this section, you will have an opportunity to analyze your own unique talents and spiritual gifts. As you begin to take your spiritual gifts assessment, there are four basic steps that you should be aware of, if you are to definitely discover your spiritual gifts. You must:
Each statement in the assessment has five response spaces following it. The spaces are labeled in such a way as to identify your unique spiritual gifts and to rank your talents. Some statements may seem unusual in light of the available responses that you can make to them. They are designed that way in order to obtain a meaningful conclusion in the final summary. As you read each statement, you should reflect on it for a moment and then check the appropriate response, using your best judgment.
In your response to the following statements, there are two questions you should ask yourself: