The Gifts of the Spirit Are without Number

Doctrine and Covenants 46:11–12

11 For all have not every gift given unto them; for there are many gifts, and to every man is given a gift by the Spirit of God.
12 To some is given one, and to some is given another, that all may be profited thereby.

Elder Bruce R. McConkie wrote:

“Spiritual gifts are endless in number and infinite in variety. Those listed in the revealed word are simply illustrations of the boundless outpouring of divine grace that a gracious God gives those who love and serve Him. ‘All have not every gift given unto them; for there are many gifts, and to every man [who is true and faithful] is given a gift by the Spirit of God. To some is given one, and to some is given another, that all may be profited thereby’ (D&C 46:11–12). ‘And there are different ways that these gifts are administered; but it is the same God who worketh all in all; and they are given by the manifestations of the Spirit of God unto men, to profit them’ (Moroni 10:8; see also 1 Corinthians 12:4–7).”

(A New Witness for the Articles of Faith [1985], 371.)

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