Biblical examples of this personality are Aaron Exodus who stood beside Moses and acted as priest on behalf of the children of Israel, and Barnabas Acts 4:36; 11:22-24. Gary Thomas has done great work in this area so a lot of this comes from his studies as well. Is horizontal in his focus and intensely people-oriented. Gives well and wisely, not impulsively. Peter asked Jesus to bid him come to him walking on the water Matt 14:28. Does a terrible job of maintaining things.
You Celebrate the person can become when liberated from their bondage. Tends to take up an offense for a third party. Prayer for this person is a tool or weapon to advance the kingdom of God. The soul has a natural temperament; the spirit has a supernatural temperament. I bless you to come into alignment with God's purposes, so that there is less struggle between spirit, soul, and body.
Tends to feed his mind, more than his spirit. This situation will be each of these different people visiting someone sick in a hospital. Until yesterday I thought I was very strong servant then maybe prophet. This is an amazing topic. Values precision in sharing details. Sometimes people build walls of self-protection as a way of surviving painful circumstances. They are angry about oppression and have a sense of urgency to introduce Christ to others.
Can take initiative toward wounded ones. They want to clear up problems with others quickly. You often stand like a signpost directing toward the Way, the Truth and the Life to incite others to action, to turn their eyes toward God, and to urge them forward. Can be unsentimental about relationships. I bless you to learn to establish appropriate bridges in relationship without compromising truth in order to get truth accepted by relational people.
The prophet is articulate in defining right and wrong, black and white. Is intolerant of perceived rebellion, hypocrisy, and denial, especially in leadership. Luke showed that Jesus valued all kinds of people. Makes decisions based on his heart. Suppose you have a bag of small animals. The mercy gift is more right-brained, visual, creative, and inclined to the arts and worship. You process quickly and have an opinion on everything.
This person is the deep thinker and the key word for them is truth. I bless your passion for excellence in yourself and others, especially leaders. Your first impression is right nine times out of ten. They are both quick to risk, and quick to process and declare faith. They have great compassion for the disadvantaged and poor. The teaching on the Fractal of Seven and the Redemptive Gifts belongs to all of us, and it is the responsiblity of those of us who walk in the light of those revelations to find our own place in the constellation that was articulated by both Arthur and Bill Gothard, who, if you recall what Arthur said on the original Redemptive Gift teaching, was provided the original source material that Arthur used for about 25 years.
They are no-fear with respect to their relationships, with respect to solving problems, and with respect to their giving. There are three main passages that deal with gifting. Second, the Prophet, because he is designed to flow in all the principles, is also designed to flow in the Principles that govern human relationships. He is not designed to fail in his relationships. These self-protecting walls may not reflect our gift and may hinder its God-intended expression.
For Paul, it was important that people understand what he was trying to say 2 Cor 1:8-10, 13-14, 23. They are listed in I Cor 12; wheras redemptive Gifts or supernaturl temperaments are in Rom 12 6-8. Does not look for help. I have been both student and teacher, and even writer, regarding this material. Focuses on the immediate task.
Can struggle with issues of shame. Biblical Example Of Ruler—Nehemiah The story of Nehemiah provides a great example of the ruler gift. They are self-disciplined, and usually only has a close circle of fiends. However, they will also tell you that they feel closest to God, most dialled in, joyful in Christ when they are ministering to others. He moves from research project to research project, looking at new paradigms. Not willing to overlook the failures and weaknesses of others. God gives the servant authority for all leadership around them, but often the best in the servant has been sacrificed for the good of those around them.