Godly Character Qualities & Motivational Gifts (your natural internal "wiring" & how you tend approach relationships & life in general)

 

 “For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office: so we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another.  Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith; or ministry, let us wait on our ministering: or he that teacheth, on teaching; or he that exhorteth on exhortation: he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that showeth mercy, with cheerfulness” (Romans 12:4–8).

 

The Gift of Teaching

  • Dependability vs. Inconsistency

  • Diligence vs. Slothfulness

  • Patience vs. Restlessness

  • Reverence vs. Disrespect

  • Security vs. Anxiety

  • Self-Control vs. Self-Indulgence

  • Thoroughness vs. Incompleteness

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The Gift of Exhorting (encouraging personal development)

  • Creativity vs. Underachievement

  • Discernment vs. Judgment

  • Discretion vs. Simplemindedness

  • Enthusiasm vs. Apathy

  • Faith vs. Presumption

  • Love vs. Selfishness

  • Wisdom vs. Natural Inclinations

 

The Gift of Giving

 

The Gift of Organizing (administration)

  • Decisiveness vs. Double-Mindedness

  • Determination vs. Faintheartedness

  • Humility vs. Pride

  • Initiative vs. Unresponsiveness

  • Loyalty vs. Unfaithfulness

  • Orderliness vs. Disorganization

  • Responsibility vs. Unreliability

 

The Gift of Serving

  • Alertness vs. Unawareness

  • Availability vs. Self-Centeredness

  • Endurance vs. Giving Up

  • Flexibility vs. Resistance

  • Generosity vs. Stinginess

  • Hospitality vs. Loneliness

  • Joyfulness vs. Self-Pity

  • Endurance vs. Giving Up

 

The Gift of Prophecy (speaking warnings about sin)

  • Boldness vs. Fearfulness

  • Forgiveness vs. Rejection

  • Obedience vs. Willfulness

  • Persuasiveness vs. Contentiousness

  • Thoroughness vs. Incompleteness

  • Truthfulness vs. Deception

  • Virtue vs. Impurity

 

The Gift of Mercy

  • Attentiveness vs. Unconcern

  • Compassion vs. Indifference

  • Deference vs. Rudeness

  • Gentleness vs. Harshness

  • Justice vs. Fairness

  • Meekness vs. Anger

  • Sensitivity vs. Callousness