Becoming a mature christian
But from these passages, we also understand why so many are not growing. When the Holy Spirit has empowered us, Christ has indwelt us, love has mastered us, and God has filled us with His own fullness, then He is able to do exceeding abundantly beyond all that we ask or think. As we do this, God fills and controls us. How can we come to know and live out our identity in Christ? Verse 1 says, "Therefore let us leave the elementary teachings about Christ and go on to maturity" The KJV says, "Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection Do you know where you are spiritually? In Order to Mature Spiritually, Believers Must Have Faith in God Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever!
He empathized with the people he reached out to. Do you get negative or nervous? Try resetting your password. And then to be formed and re-formed by practice. For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you from being ineffective and unproductive in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. Graduate work at Moody Bible Institute.
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If you like what you're reading, you can get free daily updates through the RSS feed here. You can have all kinds of degrees and diplomas hanging on your wall but that is not spiritually mature either. For everyone who does wicked things hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his works should be exposed. He wants them to move on from that onto those things that will help them to identify apostate teachings when they encounter them. I have been apprehended by Christ for that and that should be the centre of my life, the object of my every ambition. Forever with the Lord.
We need to desire to grow in maturity. New members should not get discouraged and give up. Do we want to be mature as Christians? We are born babies so we can grow up and be productive and useful. Now, back to the text.