THE PURPOSE OF THIS CLASS
That you might have a clear understanding of what a mature believer looks like and the disciplines or habits he develops in his lifein order to attain that level of maturity that brings fruitfulness in this life, commendation in the next life and glory to God.
“ ... that you may become mature Christians and may fulll God’s will for you.” Col. 4:12b (Ph)“We are not meant to remain as children ... but to grow up in every way into Christ...” Eph. 4:14-15 (Ph)
We will focus on Three of the Seven Basic Habits of a Disciple...• Studying God’s Word for Growth• Seeking God in Prayer• Sharing Your Faith Story The other four habits: Stewardship, Fellowship, Shape and Missions are covered in other Life Tracks.• 1st Class: What is Spiritual Maturity and How to Start and Maintain Good Habits• 2nd Class: Studying God’s Word for Growth• 3rd Class: Seeking God in Prayer and Sharing your Faith Story This class on maturity assumes some basics about your faith:1. That, at some point in your life, you made a decision to personally believe in and put your trust in Jesus Christ as yourLord and Savior.2. That you believe in the basic statement of faith found on page 42.
Goal of This Class:
That I will commit to the habits necessary for spiritual maturity.
Dene maturity. How do you recognize it?