When we look at the 'gifts of the Spirit' in 1 Corinthians chapter 12 we need to acquaint ourselves with the Gift-giver, the Holy Spirit. Once we understand WHO this person is, with HIS will, and feelings and thoughts and actions, then we begin to recognize HIM at work in us.
sinner, saved by grace, (only through the redemptive work of God,
through the life of Jesus Christ and HIS death on the cross) has
fellowship with the Holy Spirit, who is God. God the Holy Spirit works in us through faith in Christ.
Here is some scriptural instruction on the work of the Holy Spirit: