Gift of Prophecy

 

Illustrated by the life of Peter

 

Characteristics:

 

      Need to express themselves

      Form quick impressions of people

      Alertness to dishonesty

      Desire for justice

      Open about own faults

      Whole hearted involvement (need to be on the inside)

      Loyal to truth vs. people

      Willingness to suffer for right

      Persuasive in defending truth

 

Carnal Uses:

 

      Exposing without restoring

      Jumping to conclusions

      React harshly to dishonesty (sinners)

      Being unforgiving

      Condemning themselves

      Being impetuous

      Cutting off people who fail

      Lacking tactfulness in rebuke

      Dwelling on the negative