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“Paul uses five different words in Greek to describe the gifts of the Holy Spirit. In 1 Cor. 12:1 he calls them spirituals (The word gift does not even appear, though it is in most English translations. It is clear that it refers to spiritual abilities by the context.). Then, he calls them charismaton (pl) or ‘grace effects,’ which is ‘a divinely conferred power or talent’—much more powerful than gifts.
“He then refers to them as acts of service and works. And lastly, manifestations. We call them gifts—but Paul used a variety of words to help us understand the charismatic workings of the Spirit. Ironically the Greek word for gift—doro—does not even appear in the text and that is the primary word that we use in English!”Continue Reading...
What is the difference between selfish ambition and godly ambition? There are several passages in the New Testament that warn against selfish ambition, but encourage other ambitions. In truth, the greek words for each are completely different altogether.Continue Reading...