There are several scripture references addressing the
distribution of gifts to the Body of Christ. In Ephesians 4:11,
we find a description of the five-fold Ministry gifts.
Normally, persons functioning in these offices operate on a
full-time basis. While a person may operate in more than
one office as the Lord sees fit, the majority of the body will
not operate in these offices. The five-fold ministry gifts are
major support gifts to the body, providing the leadership
Charismatic or Gifts of the Spirit as
described in I Corinthians 12:7-10.
The Holy Spirit distributes gifts that are supernatural, and
mainly used to attract people so that the Gospel can be
Motivational Gifts - Romans 12:3-8
provides guidelines for maximizing functional relationships of
born-again believers. No one member is any more esteemed or
valued above any other member, especially in his or her own
eyes. God has furnished the amount of faith required for each
member to participate in a sober, self-controlled manner.