Spiritual Growth

We are called to be created in God's image, "And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness:" (Genesis 1:26).  We are to be His sons and daughters,  "And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty." (II Corinthians 6:18).  God wants us to be perfected to the fulness of the stature of His son Jesus Christ, "Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ:" (Ephesians 4:13).  We are not acceptable to God in our present condition -  it requires changes.

The following article will help you to understand the changes required and to grow spiritually:

Time to Change   Although the change from a caterpillar to a butterfly is magnificent to behold, it is not as spectacular as the changes God has planned for you.  

Spiritual Gifts and Fruit  Are 'spiritual gifts' and 'fruit of the spirit' the same?  What is their purpose?  How do they affect you? 

Every Thought  When we came out of this world we made changes to our lives.  We made many behavioural changes as we came to associate with other believers.  But have we gone deeper than that?  Have we dealt with the innermost thought processes and imaginations of our minds?  Changing the innermost working of the mind is perhaps the greatest challenge we all face.

A Hard Saying  Do you know what it means to live in Christ and for him to live in you?  Many did not understand in Christ's time and turned away because of it. 

Greater Works Than These  Jesus Christ wanted followers to understand the concept of the Father living in and working through Him, because the same spiritual empowerment was to be made available to them to do greater works.  

See also our Bible Studies:

Spiritual Gifts  This Bible study is about spiritual gifts, their importance and how you can be empowered by them. The Greatest Spiritual Gift is the Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit  This Bible study is about what the Holy Spirit is and what its Role it is your life.  The Holy Spirit is a spiritual gift that will transform your life.  Through the Holy Spirit the very characteristics of God's divine nature can be perfected in you. God wants to create you in His likeness. 

 

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