Spiritual Gifts Descriptions
The work of the Holy Spirit is an awesome mystery for us. Because of the way these spiritual gifts are given to us and manifested in individuals, it is better to provide a description rather than a narrow, one-size-fits-all definition. Like the spiritual gifts assessment, these descriptions are not definitive but paint a beautiful tapestry of the Holy Spirit at work in God’s people.
The spiritual gift that gives the receiver the capability and opportunity to present personal witness and inspiration to others through singing.
People with this gift are usually: expressive, imaginative, insightful, inspiring, reflective, sensitive, creative.
Cautions for people with this gift: remembering that music is not just for music’s sake, but to glorify God and edify others; finding evaluation and constructive criticism difficult to accept.
Biblical references: Psalm 96:1–9, Psalm 100:1–2, Psalm 149:1–2
Adapted from Gifts for You: Opening Your Spiritual Gifts and used here with permission. Copyright © 2011 Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Written by Valora K Starr. www.womenoftheelca.org/filebin/pdf/resources/SpiritualGifts.pdf