First Presbyterian Church Johnson City

Spiritual Gifts Survey

Rate how often each statement is reflected in your life:

1. I am willing and able to learn executive skills such as planning, organizing, and delegating.

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2. I am warm towards and cooperate in my church's foreign missions emphasis.

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3. There are times I sense that a particular teaching is unbiblical.

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4. I enjoy sharing the message of the Gospel as I understand it.

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5. I am accepting of persons deeply troubled or in crisis.

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6. I have assurance that God answers prayers.

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7. I feel deeply moved when confronted with the urgent financial needs of others.

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8. I get much satisfaction from hosting persons who need ministry at my home.

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9. I am concerned to read, study and learn Biblical truths.

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10. I find it easy to motivate others to follow through on a ministry project.

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11. I hurt for others who are poverty-stricken, physically sick, a stranger, or imprisoned.

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12. I am concerned to verbalize Biblical truths which build, encourage, and comforts groups of believers.

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13. I am ready to commit myself to care for the spiritual welfare of a group of young Christians.

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14. I usually have a readiness to take on helping roles.

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15. I have a strong conviction that Biblical truths should be understood accurately and be applied to current living.

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16. I have a reverence for God and His will for my life.

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17. I do well in evaluating results from studies on the effectiveness of a major church program.

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18. I am frustrated when there is little opportunity to minister to those of different customs or language.

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19. I receive affirmation from mature Christians that I am able to distinguish spiritual untruth from supernatural insights.

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20. I wish to relate to non-Christians so I can share my faith.

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21. I am sensitive and sympathetic to persons who seem to be suffering or mentally ill.

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22. I feel joy in persisting in prayer for specific needs.

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23. I am willing to maintain a lower standard of living to benefit God's Word.

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24. I am comfortable with opening my home to others regardless of how neat or clean it is.

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25. Paul's concern (Col. 1:10) that I be 'increasing in the knowledge of God' is something I take seriously.

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26. I would enjoy guiding a group of people to achieve their desired ends.

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27. I desire to do acts of love and kindness for those who cannot or will not return them.

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28. I enjoy sharing a hymn, lesson or Bible interpretation so that all believers present may learn.

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29. I sense a need to select disciples and equip them to serve one another.

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30. I would rather be a supportive background person than a 'performer.'

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31. I enjoy knowing the meaning of key words in Scripture.

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32. I effectively solve problems using Biblical principles.

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33. I am able to organize ideas, people, things and time for more effective ministry.

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34. I am concerned to take part in starting a new local church.

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35. I am able to differentiate between demonic influence and mental illness.

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36. I am at ease in sharing how Christ is my Savior and Lord.

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37. I am willing to be called alongside another person seeking my encouragement, challenge, or advice.

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38. I depend upon God's resources and guidance to an unusual degree.

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39. I consider all that I own or am as resources for stewardship to God.

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40. I am willing to use my home furnishings and personal belongings to serve others outside my immediate family.

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41. I am moved to study Scriptures so as to be unashamed in accurately handling it.

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42. I often assume responsibility when no official leaders are designated.

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43. I am content to serve the suffering or undeserving.

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44. I prefer congregational preaching which explains and applies Biblical truths.

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45. I enjoy having responsibility for the growth of a group of Christians.

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46. I am satisfied to express my skills by helping others in charge.

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47. I believe that the teaching-learning process is vital to local church growth.

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48. Others often ask me for workable ideas or alternatives.

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49. I am able to lead a committee or group in making decisions together.

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50. I desire to serve in a cross-cultural situation.

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51. I see the difference between truth and error.

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52. I am concerned to communicate my personal relationship with Christ to others.

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53. I have compassion towards those who are broken hearted, addicted or oppressed.

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54. I am comfortable around people who pray a lot for others.

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55. I am concerned that the money I give be used as efficiently as possible for God.

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56. I take pleasure with an open heart in using our home to serve people in need of shelter or healing.

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57. I long to share with others the Biblical insights I discover.

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58. I am willing to persuade others to move towards Biblical objectives.

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59. I am cheerful, available and involved in hospital, prison, or similar visitation.

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60. I am not afraid to speak boldly about evil in worldly systems, such as government.

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61. I am concerned to guard my group of Christian followers from those who name themselves as enemies of Christians.

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62. I am content to perform menial jobs or jobs considered unimportant by other people.

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63. I have a strong concern to relate Biblical truths to life.

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64. I am concerned that interpersonal relationships be peaceable, reasonable, and without partiality of hypocrisy.

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65. I am able to recruit Christians to express their strengths or fits in service.

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66. I enjoy soul winning or witnessing in an unfamiliar setting.

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67. I judge well between the inadequate and the acceptable, or between evil and good.

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68. I enjoy being an instrument of God in 'drawing the net' so that unbelievers receive Christ as Savior.

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69. I verbally encourage the weak, wavering or troubled.

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70. I trust in the presence and power of God for the apparently impossible.

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71. I give cheerfully that God's work be extended and helped.

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72. I am happy to add someone to our family temporarily in order to provide a helping or healing ministry.

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73. I learn Biblical truths easily.

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74. I usually know where I am going and can influence other Christians in that direction.

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75. I work joyfully with persons ignored by the majority.

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76. 'Telling forth' for God by instructing and warning large numbers of His people is my style.

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77. It is important to me to know and be well-known by followers I serve and guide.

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78. I enjoy typing, filing, recording minutes, or similar church-related tasks.

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79. I have the ability to concisely instruct listeners in the precise meaning of words and passages in Scripture.

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80. I apply Biblical truths effectively in my life.

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81. I am effective in delegating responsibility to others.

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82. I adapt well in a different culture in order to evangelize, to minister the Word, or to be a support person to such ministers.

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83. I have insights that help me discern any errors in a Biblical interpretation given by another.

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84. I share joyfully what Christ has done for me.

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85. I verbally challenge the spiritually apathetic.

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86. I have a conviction that God is active in my daily affairs.

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87. I give things freely and with delight because I love God.

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88. I have a knack for helping strangers feel at home.

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89. I readily acquire and master facts and principles of Biblical truths.

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90. Normally my Christian character, lifestyle and behavior seem to motivate others to follow me.

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91. I would enjoy visiting in hospitals or elderly homes and being an agent of blessing to others.

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92. I communicate truths of God in a clear compelling fashion to large audiences.

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93. I sacrificially give of myself for young or straying Christians.

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94. Ushering, cleaning , or supporting tasks in a church-related facility suits me well.

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95. I explain well the New Testament to others.

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96. I make what appears to be correct decisions for my life.

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97. I am able to plan action goals for ministry with others.

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98. I have or could learn another language well enough to help start a church.

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99. I am able to identify that which is false to Christ's teachings.

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100. Unbelievers understand when I explain what it means that Jesus is the Christ.

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101. I would feel comfortable being an instrument for dislodging the complacent and redirecting the wayward in face-to-face encounters.

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102. I believe God will keep his promises in spite of circumstances.

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103. I am able to earn much money for giving to the Lord's work.

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104. I am comfortable with graciously providing food and lodging to those in need.

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105. I have the ability to discover Biblical principles for myself.

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106. Others follow me because I have knowledge or skills effectively used in serving my church.

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107. I have the ability to spare other persons from punishment or penalties they justly deserve.

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108. I proclaim God's truth in an inspiring and enthusiastic way.

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109. I am able to feed followers in Christ by guiding them through selected Bible passages.

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110. I am able to be a teacher's aide in a class, or to do a similar helping task.

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111. When I communicate Biblical truths to others, it affects changes in knowledge, attitudes, values or conduct.

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112. The choices I make for activities in Christian service usually work well.

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113. I can win wide acceptance from church members for major changes involving effective procedures.

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114. I am able to help in starting new churches in a different language and culture.

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115. I can see through phonies before their falseness is clearly evident to others.

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116. I would remain spiritually strong in the company of unbelievers and would use every opportunity to win some to Christ.

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117. I am able to counsel effectively the perplexed, guilty or addicted.

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118. I have received from God an unusual assurance that he would fulfill some purpose.

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119. I manage money well in order to give liberally to God's work.

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120. I show a genuine graciousness towards and appreciation of each guest at my/our home.

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121. I have insights into Biblical truths that bring conviction to my mind and heart.

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122. I am able to adjust my leadership style so it is appropriate for the maturity of those working with me.

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123. I am able to talk cheerfully with prisoners, or lonely shut-ins.

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124. I have been able to reveal God's future events in general terms through Bible teaching.

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125. I am able to restore persons who have wandered away from Christian community.

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126. I can assist key leaders who 'pray and minister the word' (Acts 5) by taking some of their other responsibilities.

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127. I can make difficult Biblical truths understandable to others.

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128. My nominations for church positions often prove to be good selections.

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