- Now concerning spiritual gifts (pneumatikós), brethren, I do not want you to be unaware. - 1 Corinthians 12:1
Paul specifically refers to the things of the Spirit as gifts in 1 Corinthian 12:4. The term gifts (chárisma), in 1 Corinthians 12:4, refers to gifts of grace.
- Now there are varieties of gifts (chárisma), but the same Spirit. - 1 Corinthians 12:4
The term given (dídōmi), in 1 Corinthians 12:7, emphasizes that the gifts are bestowed by the Holy Spirit.
- But to each one is given (dídōmi) the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good. - 1 Corinthians 12:7
- But one and the same Spirit works all these things, distributing to each one individually just as He wills. - 1 Corinthians 12:11