IV. Growth – Rome was not built in a day.
Tomorrow is today unless I put something different in me.
1 Peter 2:2-3
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)
C. Spiritual maturity is measured in our lifestyle and in the application of our learning. (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)
E. Growing pains remind us that the true life of Christ is being reproduced in us.
(II Peter 1:5-10)
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