Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Jun 9, 2014
The gifts of the Holy Spirit are given primarily for the common good, and primarily so that we can be His witnesses.
This section of Paul’s letter to the Corinthian church is about unity in diversity, serving the common good together, and being instruments of God’s grace by His Spirit at work to heal, to teach and to build up. The overall message is that God is in control. It is His church not yours