DAVID OYEDEPO JNR (September-16-2020) ATTAINING SPIRITUAL MATURITY.
The Christian experience commenced with the new birth – Jn. 3:3/6
But this emergence is expected to culminate in growth and development – 1 Pet. 2:2
Therefore, the adventure of the believer must not stop at redemption – Heb. 6:1
While physically, one’s body grows and then begins to degrade, yet the spirit man must keep being renewed and developed day by day – 2 Cor. 4:16
Therefore, growth is expected to be a responsibility that each one believer takes!
Walking in the light is the foundation of spiritual maturity – Heb. 5:12/ Ps. 119:105
How do you attain Spiritual Maturity?
1. Through the knowledge of Christ – Phil. 3:10
2. Through the knowledge of His power – Phil. 3:10
3. Through the knowledge of His passion – Phil. 3:10
The dimensions of His passion
a. Passion for righteousness – Heb. 5:8/ 12:3-4/ 1 Thes. 4:3
b. Passion for the rescue of the lost – Matt. 1:21/ 2 Cor. 5:18-20
c. Passion for His church/people – Heb. 4:15/ Gal. 6:10