06_Sign Gifts | Gift Clusters, Spiritual Gifts Series, Premium Content

Sign gifts validate the authenticity of the messenger and message. Miracles, healings, tongues and interpretation of tongues all show that God is real and present in power. In this episode, we explore the sign gifts cluster and the individual sign gifts. 

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L | Listen (Receive the Word via audio or video.)

O | Observe (Connect the passage to your life and recent events.)

How do you feel about sign gifts? Are you suspicious of them or people who express them? Does it surprise you that they are outlined in Scripture and therefore part of the Tradition of the Church, past and present? 

V | Verbalize (Pray about your thoughts and emotions.)

Remembering that He loves you and that you are in His presence, talk to God about the particulars of your O – Observe step. You may want to write your reflections in your LOVE the Word® journal. Or, get a free journal page and guide in the right-hand margin.

E | Entrust (May it be done to me according to your word!)

Come Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of Your faithful. Enkindle in them the fire of Your love, and there shall be a new creation, and You shall renew the face of the earth. Amen. +


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What We Discussed | Show Notes


Minutes 00:12:00 – finishing up our exploration of the remaining service gifts

Minutes 12:01-24:00 –  the sign gifts, what they are and why God gives them

Minutes 24:01-36:00 – biblical examples of sign gifts in action

Minutes 36:01-48:00 – miracles, healings, tongues and interpretation of tongues


Decree on the Apostolate of the Laity, Pope Paul VI

On the Vocation and Mission of the Lay Faithful in the Church and in the World, Christefideles Laici, Pope John Paul II

Fruitful Discipleship, Sherry Weddell

Iuvenescit Ecclesia, The Relationship Between Hierarchical and Charismatic Gifts
in the Life and the Mission of the Church, Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith


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