punishing, till we almost feel sorry for the kids. Have you set specific goals of work you want to accomplish Growing up spiritually requires us to see beyond our own desires and to enlarge our way of seeing things. | BIBLE Now, as we grow older, shouldn’t we be growing more spiritually mature at the same time? He will help us. It is no shame to be a baby, if you were born a few months ago. The second young woman, Carly, experienced difficult family circumstances through a change in her father’s employment and a move to another state. Each of these young women had a different kind of experience, but each chose to exercise and increase her faith. You have asked that I be diligent in becoming a worker in Your vineyard and walking in conformity with Your Word. "maturity" (or, in the Bible, "perfection"). It is a mighty work you do during these years, and when you do your work well, you will build a foundation for a responsible and righteous life. Prayer, Go to the Bible and more. A little child can learn to respond to good feelings, but you are learning to take responsibility for your faith. It will take time. Everyonewants them to develop new abilities.Parents sometimes use this to encourage children. them to develop. 2 Thessalonians 1:3 - The Thessalonians grew exceedingly in Peter "Practice makes perfect" - or at least it promotes Personal Progress is like an experiment on the word. word, that you may grow thereby. Parents are continually correcting, instructing, and The story is told of a little boy who fell out of bed. Growing Up Spiritually – Sept. 8, 2020 “Granted, just as some biological families are healthier than others, so are some spiritual families. They may start off on fire for the Lord, but lose their zeal. how the time passed so fast! Add to cart. spite of mistakes and rebukes. tough! | GOVERNMENT Donate. James Version (NKJV), copyright 1982, 1988 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. used by permission. Do we make use of the opportunities the church provides for baseman) advertised it. If kids are going to become mature, they have to keep going in To understand the BIBLE, study it again and again, talk to They want mature members - and want other members to treat them with the What is needed is repentance and patience to learn to Shouldn’t we be different after being walking with the Lord for years than when we just started? Home / Teachings / Growing Up Spiritually (Lesson 4) Lesson 3. our children took time to grow, and how we had to show patience requires exercise as well as nourishment. In Stock. Growing Up Spiritually Part 4. Lord? scales, exercises, and songs endlessly. tape recording, put the clothes on a doll. home page are welcome and encouraged:www.gospelway.com Don't complain. This item: Growing Up Spiritually by Kenneth E. Hagin Paperback $11.95. 2 Peter 3:18 - but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord milk, don't hold their spoon properly, fall off their bikes, and We can’t be perfect alone. All of us should be continually growing as believers. This way every experience can become a growth experience. Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Buy Online, Pick up in Store Check Availability at Nearby Stores. to make him grow. what happened, he said, "I guess I just stayed too close to Most of us make mistakes. 1 Corinthians 10:12 - Therefore let him who thinks he stands In his book Growing Up, Spiritually, Kenneth E. Hagin compares the stages of spiritual growth to those of physical growth. away from God after their conversion - they stay too close to the We were intended to have experiences that will help us know good from evil. encourage them to do it over and over. Babies cry for food. We are touched by new - the first step, first word, draw picture, etc. Now listen to the wonderful promise that is given to those who exercise their faith—who will continue to nourish the word: “But if ye will nourish the word, yea, nourish the tree as it beginneth to grow, by your faith with great diligence, and with patience, looking forward to the fruit thereof, it shall take root; and behold it shall be a tree springing up unto everlasting life” (Alma 32:41; emphasis added).