Tag Archives: maturity

Spiritual Growth; June 11, 2019


Hebrews 6:1-3 Therefore let us leave the elementary teachings about Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again the foundation of repentance from acts that lead to death, and of faith in God, instruction about baptisms, the laying on … Continue reading

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Work; June 1, 2019


2 Thessalonians 3:10 For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: “If a man will not work, he shall not eat.” In some circles, this is about as politically incorrect a statement as could be made! … Continue reading

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Works of Faith; April 26, 2019


Galatians 3:5 Does God give you his Spirit and work miracles among you because you observe the law, or because you believe what you heard? It really strikes me that the Galatians, for all their legalism, had still experienced the … Continue reading

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Patient Endurance; November 23, 2018


2 Thessalonians 3:5 May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance. Here we have it again: patient endurance/perseverance. That’s not a very popular idea in the Church today! We’re happy to receive God’s love, but the … Continue reading

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Spiritual Growth; November 9, 2018


Philippians 3:16 Only let us live up to what we have already attained. The section ahead of this is so glorious that this perhaps gets overlooked much of the time. From verse 7 through 14 Paul expresses his own level … Continue reading

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Trusting the Holy Spirit; September 21, 2018


Romans 15:14 I myself am convinced, my brothers, that you yourselves are full of goodness, complete in knowledge and competent to instruct one another. This is a very interesting statement on the part of Paul to people whom he had … Continue reading

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April 12, 2017


Matthew 26:22 They were very sad and began to say to him one after the other, “Surely not I, Lord?” To me this verse shows the growing spiritual maturity of the disciples. In the first place, they didn’t doubt Him … Continue reading

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