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Do You Really Want to Grow Up?

February 11, 2018 ()

Preacher:

Verse: Ephesians 4:14-15


SIX LAWS OF SPIRITUAL GROWTH

  1. WE GROW WHEN WE FEED ON GOD's WORD (Matt 4:4, Acts 20:32)
    Hear . . . Read . . . Study . . . Memorize . . . Meditate . . . Apply
    Action Step: A daily time with God for 40 days
  2. WE GROW WHEN WE LEARN IN DIFFERENT WAYS (Luke 3:18, Job 33:14)
    • By Listening (Auditory)
    • By Watching/Reading (Visual)
    • By Talking (Verbal/Oral)
    • By Doing it (Physical/Kinesthetic)
  3. WE GROW WHEN WE DEVELOP SPIRITUAL HABITS (John 13:17, Heb 5:14, 1 Cor 9:25)
    • Habit of weekly large group worship
    • Habit of small group fellowship
    • Habit of a daily time alone with God (Bible & Prayer)
    • Habit of memorizing God's Word
  4. WE GROW WHEN WE HELP EACH OTHER GROW (Rom 1:12, Heb 10:24-25)
    Action Step: Join in a small group
  5. WE GROW WHEN WE EXPECT TO GROW (Matt 9:29)
  6. WE GROW WHEN WE COMMIT TO GROW (Jer 29:13)
    Action Step: Covenant with others
  7. "In view of all this, we are MAKING A COVENANT TOGETHER in writing, and all of us are signing our names to it . . ." Nehemiah 9:38
    "Our greatest wish and prayer is that you will become mature Christians." 2 Corinthians 13:9 (TLB)