We Believe – Part 3

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We Believe

IV. Growth – Rome was not built in a day.  

Tomorrow is today unless I put something different in me.

1 Peter 2:2-3

Matthew 13:11-15

[[Matthew 13:19-30;oneverseperslide]]

 A. True spiritual growth has to do with being transformed into His image. 

(2 Corinthians 4:16-18) 

2 Corinthians 4:16-18

B. Over time, spiritual growth causes us to become, look like, and behave more and more like Jesus Christ. (Romans 8:29-39) 

Romans 8:29-39

C. Spiritual maturity is measured in our lifestyle and in the application of our learning.  (Hebrews 5:12-14)

[[Hebrews 5:12-14]]

D. We believe God’s will is for every person to make a commitment to growth that will bring forth transformation.  (Psalms 92:12-14; Ephesians 1:15-22)

[[Psalms 92:12-14]]

[[Ephesians 1:15-22]]

E. Growing pains remind us that the true life of Christ is being reproduced in us. 

(II Peter 1:5-10) 

[[2 Peter 1:5-10]]

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