Series: For Today
For Today- "Living As A Spiritually Mature Person”
September 13, 2020 | Jim Hodge
Hebrews 6:1, "Let us go on to maturity."
What maturity is not:
I. A spiritually mature person is positive when feeling pressure.
II. A spiritually mature person is sensitive to the people in their lives.
James 2:8; James 2:1-6; Matthew 25:42:44
III. A spiritually mature person controls his speech in person and on social media.
James 3:2, Ephesians 4:29, James 1:26
IV. A spiritually mature person makes peace not trouble.
James 4:1, James 4:3, Proverbs 13:10
V. A spiritually mature person is patient especially when praying.
- Read the book of James with someone. What do you appreciate about God after reading James? What is one truth God drove home to you?
- What motivates you to keep growing mature in your faith in Christ? (Read John 14:15, 15:7-8, Ephesians 4:13, 1 Corinthians 13:11 and 14:20). How do these truths sharpen your view of Christian maturity?
- Discuss the 5 areas of maturity from the book of James. Which one are you stronger in today? Which one do you want to focus on today?
- Pray our monthly Transformation Verse with someone. James 1:5 - “If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.”