This is not a comprehensive list of the gifts of the Spirit. The following gifts and definitions come from the following passages of Scripture. These lists are by the same author (Paul) – some gifts appear in multiple lists.
Romans 12:3-8 / I Corinthians 12:8-10, 28 / Ephesians 4:11 / I Corinthians 7:8
Prophecy: unique ability to communicate the heart of God for people or groups.
Service: unique ability to identify and meet unmet needs.
Teaching: ability to communicate in such a way that people want to hear it.
Exhortation: unique gift to uplift people to move ahead and break through.
Giving: unique desire to meet the physical or financial needs of others.
Leadership: ability to rally people together and administrate for a cause.
Mercy: unique gift to show sympathy for people in need.
Wisdom: ability to apply knowledge.
Knowledge: unique understanding about something.
Faith: extraordinary confidence in God.
Healing: unique ability to bring a cure to sickness.
Miracles: ability to demonstrate power through signs and wonders.
Discerning of Spirits: understanding of the true nature of something or someone.
Tongues: communication of prayer, praise or prophecy in other language (earthly & heavenly).
Interpretation of Tongues: translation of gift of tongues.
Apostle: ability to pioneer a work and oversee a work from a far (the ‘office’ of apostle has ceased. The apostles saw the risen Christ and were commissioned by Him).
Helps: special ability to help other people to fulfill their gifting.
Administration: ability to coordinate and get others to work together.
Evangelist: unique ability to communicate the Gospel and people respond to it.
Pastor: unique ability to care for people (shepherd).
Celibacy: supernatural ability to remain single.
Martyrdom: ability to put life on line for the Gospel.
Hospitality: unique ability to make others feel comfortable.
Missionary: unique ability to connect and communicate the Gospel in another culture.