Tagged: Spiritual Growth

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Bring it forth!

Here are the three scriptural keys to help you grow and mature spiritually: 1) Conception. This results from intimacy between two people who love each other. Now, God’s love for you is clear and compelling (see 1 John 3:1); the...

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Stages of spiritual growth (3)

What makes you a spiritual adult? Knowing God; it’s that simple! But this raises a question. How can you know that you know God intimately? It’s like a good marriage: two people fall in love and become so close that...

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Stages of spiritual growth (2)

The second stage in spiritual growth is adolescence. John writes, ‘Young men…you are strong, and the Word of God abides in you, and you have overcome the evil one’ (1 John 2:14 NAS). The transition from adolescence into adulthood can...

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Stages of spiritual growth (1)

There are three stages to spiritual growth. The first is childhood. Have you got any little rugrats in your family?! If you have you’ll know that there’s one thing toddlers are good at; it’s tripping and falling. Until they learn...

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So far so good! (2)

Spiritually speaking, you’re probably not as far along the road as you’d like to be; but thank God you’re still on the road! At one time you were a stranger to God’s unstoppable unconditional love, now you’re part of the...

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So far so good! (1)

Are you pushing to become more like Jesus but some days it feels like two steps forward and three back? Growing up spiritually isn’t easy; that’s why Paul encourages us not to ‘let ourselves lose heart in doing good, for...

February 26 God Is at Work Within You 1 Comments

God Is at Work Within You (1)

When Paul wrote to the Philippian believers, he told them God was at work in each of them. What an awesome truth! He wrote: ‘I pray that your love will overflow more and more, and that you will keep on...

February 24 Placed in God’s Family Comments

Placed in God’s Family

Life in God’s family can be challenging. To enjoy and fulfil your role as a family member you must understand three things: 1) Your rights. When you trusted Christ as your Savior you became a member of God’s redeemed family...

February 20 Thriving in the Combat Zone 2 Comments

Thriving in the Combat Zone (2)

The attack from the flesh. Your most vulnerable point is your ‘flesh’, which drives you to do your own thing. Its motto is ‘It’s all about me!’ From start to finish it ‘looks out for number one’, always wanting to...

February 10 ‘First-fruits’ of Your Time Comments

‘First-fruits’ of Your Time

In the Old Testament, the first part of the harvest was to be offered to God in gratitude. So when God says, ‘…I require…the first-fruits and the choicest of your contributions…,’ it means instead of fitting Him into your agenda...