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Caring for the Salvation of Others

Author's Bias: Interpretation: conservative


In making all Believers one by the Spirit 1 Cor 12:13), the Holy Spirit serves a unifying function in bringing Believers together (2 Cor 13:14; Philip 2:1-2) for the singular purpose of serving God (1 Cor 12:27; Eph 2:19-22).

To this community of Believers, the Holy Spirit bestows spiritual gifts (1 Cor 12:1-11) for the purpose of edifying and promoting spiritual maturity (1 Cor 14:12-11) and all for the glory of God (1 Pet 4:10-11).

In this context, serving God is caring about the salvation of others whether it is salvation from the penalty of sin or salvation from the power of sin.


To learn more, see:

What are Spiritual Gifts?



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