The Spirit of the LORD will rest on him– the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding, the Spirit of counsel and of might, the Spirit of the knowledge and fear of the LORD. (Is 11:2)
THE SUPERNATURAL GIFTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.
Wisdom helps us recognize the importance of others and the importance of keeping God central
in our lives.
Understanding is the ability to comprehend the meaning of God’s message.
Knowledge is the ability to think about
and explore God’s
revelation, and also to
recognize there are
mysteries of faith
Counsel is the ability to see the best way to
follow God’s plan when we have choices that relate to him.
Fortitude is the courage to do what
one knows is right.
Piety helps us pray to God in true devotion.
Fear of the Lord is the feeling of amazement before God, who is all- present, and whose
friendship we do not
want to lose.