This theory study shows the possible relations between adolescence and spiritual gifts. The study begins with the doctrine of the Holy Spirit, spiritual gifts, and adolescence. The results of this study attempts to link the life stage of adolescence with adulthood. The work attempts to suggest that the Holy Spirit works in the same way in the adolescence as He works in adult life. As a stage of life, adolescence may be a possible time for conversion and the possible time to receive spiritual gifts. The gifts may be the practical means of finding and executing God's will for their lives. The nature of spiritual gifts may empower the youth to assist in their physiological, emotional, intellectual, moral, and faith development. Spiritual gifts also provide a possible resolution with the youths' five preoccupations: cry of self-hatred, psychological orphan, social concern, prejudice, and joy.
V. Bailey Gillespie
Master of Arts in Religion (MAR)
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Youth -- Religious life; Gifts, Spiritual; Holy Spirit
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Muñoz, Joel Campos, "Adolescence and Spiritual Gifts" (1989). Loma Linda University Electronic Theses, Dissertations & Projects. 698.
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