Faith

The gift of Faith will allow you to see with confidence what God’s will is for your life and, more importantly, for the body of Christ you are a member of. You will have no fear of moving ahead, even though everything around you seems to be holding you back.

Scriptural References: 1 Corinthians 12:8-9, Romans 4:20-21, Acts 27:21-25

People with this gift:

  • believe the promises of God and inspire others to do the same.
  • act in complete confidence of God’s ability to overcome obstacles.
  • have an attitude, in various crises that arise, not only that God can do something, but that God will do it.
  • advance the cause of Christ because they go forward when others will not.
  • ask God for what is needed and trust the Lord for provisions.

A person with this gift is usually:

  • Prayerful
  • Optimistic
  • Positive
  • Inspiring
  • Trusting
  • Assured
  • Hopeful
  • Spiritual

 Examples of Ministry Opportunities:

Congregation Council, Executive Committee, Nominating Committee, Stewardship team, Teacher/Bible study leader, long-range planning, Sunday School teacher, Vacation Bible School leader, Prayer Ministry

This gift belongs to the category OUTREACH. You may find useful to get information on the other gift that belongs to this category: Evangelism.

Cautions for people with this gift: remembering that those who speak with reason and desire to plan do not necessarily lack faith; jumping to action.