Reflection Paper: My Spiritual Gifts

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My spiritual gifts are as follows, the gifts of faith, patience, creativity and encouragement. Faith is defined as a sense of trust. The gift of faith is closely related to the life and functioning of the church. Faith in the old testament In the King James Bible faith is presented by Paul as present at different levels of growth among believers, some Christians are weak in faith (Roms.14:1), whereas, others are strong in faith (Rom.15:1). Faith is grouped among gifts and virtues. It is presented as something that can grow (2 Cor.10:15) Faith is mentioned among gifts that edify believers in the church. Faith in the Old Testament rests on a foundation that the person or object of trust, belief, or confidence is reliable. Faith is a central theological…show more content…
Faith and works- In Eph.2:8-10) works are described as an outflow of the faith of believers. (Hebrews 11:1) Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. I do believe the word of God (Prov.4:7) Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding. Attending church Sunday after Sunday, I would always hear different sermons preached on faith, until recently when it was time for me to go through a process of having faith it was then that I realized I heard about faith and I knew the scripture, faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. My struggle with having faith was I believed but still worried and allowed my circumstances too bring on stress. Matthew 6:25 has helped me though my times of struggling with faith. God has used different trials and tribulations to perfect the gift of faith that he has entrusted me with. I believe faith is stepping out on nothing to believe God for something. Now that I have a clear understanding of how to use faith I will allow God to use me to bless and strengthen others through testimony and
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