The Bible mentions several different types of spiritual gifts. Here they are with a brief definition for each one in alphabetical order.

Gift of Administration

The God-given spiritual ability to plan, organize and accomplish ministries for the Kingdom of God (1 Cor. 12:28).

Gift of Apostleship

The God-given spiritual ability to start and help new churches in new areas where Christianity is not known or well accepted (1 Cor. 12:28; Eph. 4:11).

Gift of Discernment

The God-given spiritual ability to distinguish between truth and error, good and evil, false and genuine, the Spirit of God and Satan (1 Cor. 12:10).

Gift of Encouragement

The God-given spiritual ability to motivate people to obedience regarding the ways of God (Rom. 12:8).

Gift of Evangelism

The God-given spiritual ability to share the gospel of salvation to unbelievers with ease, courage, and effectiveness (Eph. 4:11).

Gift of Faith

The God-given spiritual ability to believe and trust in God’s power and purpose in an extraordinary way (1 Cor. 12:9).

Gift of Giving

The God-given spiritual ability to sacrificially contribute material resources to the work of the Lord and to individuals with generosity and joy (Rom. 12:8).

Gift of Healing

The God-given spiritual ability to heal people spiritually, mentally, emotionally, or physically for the glory of God (1 Cor. 12:9).

Gift of Knowledge

The God-given spiritual ability to discover, accumulate, analyze, clarify and communicate information which is important to the growth and well-being of the church (1 Cor. 12:8).

Gift of Leadership

The God-given spiritual ability to influence and guide others in accomplishing goals for the Kingdom and glory of God (Rom. 12:8).

Gift of Mercy

The God-given spiritual ability to experience sympathy and empathy for someone who is hurting and having the necessary resources to successfully comfort and strengthen that person (Rom. 12:8).

Gift of Miracles

The God-given spiritual ability to perform powerful acts that contradict the laws of nature for the purpose of displaying God’s glory (1 Cor. 12:10).

Gift of Pastoring

The God-given spiritual ability to shepherd, care, protect and lead the people of God regarding their spiritual growth (Eph. 4:11).

Gift of Prophecy

The God-given spiritual ability to proclaim God’s Word effectively to sinful people (1 Cor. 12:10; 14:1).

Gift of Service

The God-given spiritual ability to assist and support others in the family of God in practical ways with great faithfulness and delight (Rom. 12:7).

Gift of Teaching

The God-given spiritual ability to interpret and communicate God’s Word in a logical and systematic approach (Rom. 12:7).

Gift of Tongues

The God-given spiritual ability to (a) speak to God in a language never learned and/or (b) to receive and communicate an immediate message of God to His people through a divinely-anointed utterance in a language never learned (1 Cor. 12:10).

Gift of Interpretation of Tongues

The God-given spiritual ability to make known the message of one who speaks in tongues (1 Cor. 12:10).

Gift of Wisdom

The God-given spiritual ability to perceive the true nature of a situation and to know the will of God for that situation (1 Cor. 12:8).