Growing As A Christian (Part I)
Intro: If a baby isn’t growing, we know something is wrong, and it’s the same way with a Christian. With the new life within us, God also puts a desire in us to listen to Him and to follow Him. He also wants us to make good decisions and choices and to avoid those things that hurt our relationship with Him.
As a new Christian, one is considered to be what? (I Peter 2:2)_____________________________
What are we to desire as Christians? (I Peter 2:2) _____________________________________
“MILK” and “MEAT” are used here as symbolic of Christian growth, or lack of growth. What would you say was the condition of one who still needs milk after a long period of time? (Hebrews 5:12? ____________________________________________________________________
What type of Christian would be able to eat the “Meat” of the Word? (Hebrews 5:14)_______________________________________________________________________
What is the reason we have so few people willing to be Bible teachers? (Hebrews 5:12-14)_____________________________________________________________
What should one be able to discern between as he studies the Bible? (Heb. 5:14)_______________________________________________________________
Do you think these verses explain why so few Christians witness, work, tithe, and give themselves freely to God’s service? (Heb. 5:12-14) Explain in your own words: _________________________________________________________________________________________________________
What is the command given in this verse? (II Tim. 2:15) _________________________________________________________________________
To whom are we to show ourselves approved? (II Tim. 2:15) ______________________________
How often do you read the Bible? ___________________________
Why do you read the Bible? ____________________________________________________
Knowing the Bible is true and that it is God’s Holy Word, do you feel you are obligated to do what it says? ______________________________________________________.