Spiritual Growth


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Spiritual Growth

  1. 1. Intro Video
  2. 2. Spiritual Growth
  3. 3. By this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you theelementary truths of Gods word all over again. You need milk, not solid food!Anyone who lives on milk, being still an infant, is not acquainted with theteaching about righteousness. But solid food is for the mature, who byconstant use have trained themselves to distinguish good from evil.HEBREWS 5:11-14
  4. 4. Video 1
  5. 5. The Word
  6. 6. Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes fromthe mouth of God.MATHEW 4:4
  7. 7. Faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heardthrough the word about Christ.ROMANS 10:17
  8. 8. All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking,correcting and training in righteousness.2 TIMOTHY 3:16-17
  9. 9. I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you.PSALMS 119:11
  10. 10. The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despisewisdom and instruction.PROVERBS 1:7
  11. 11. Meditate On The word• What Is Meditation?• Set aside a certain period of time of the day• Free From Distractions.• Don’t just read, have a plan.• Techniques – Pronounce it Method. – Picture It Method. – Personalize It Method.
  12. 12. Memorize The Word• It’s the number one tool for resisting temptation.• It helps you make wise decisions.• It strengthens you when you’re under stress.• It comforts you when you’re sad.• It helps you witness to unbelievers.
  13. 13. Video 2A
  14. 14. Faith Without Action
  15. 15. Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them intopractice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.MATHEW 7:24
  16. 16. Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what itsays.JAMES 1:22
  17. 17. Faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.JAMES 2:17
  18. 18. Faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.JAMES 2:17
  19. 19. Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is likesomeone who looks at his face in a mirror and, after looking at himself,goes away and immediately forgets what he looks like.JAMES 1:23-24
  20. 20. Video 2B
  21. 21. Video 3A
  22. 22. Accountability
  23. 23. As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.PROVERBS 27:17
  24. 24. And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love andgood deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit ofdoing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see theDay approaching.HEBREWS 10:21
  25. 25. Video 3B
  26. 26. Dealing With Others
  27. 27. A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so youmust love one another. By this everyone will know that you are mydisciples, if you love one another.JOHN 13:34-35
  28. 28. Make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification.ROMANS 14:19
  29. 29. Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to becomeangry.JAMES 1:19
  30. 30. But if you show favoritism, you sin and are convicted by the law aslawbreakers. For whoever keeps the whole law and yet stumbles at justone point is guilty of breaking all of it.JAMES 2:8-10
  31. 31. Likewise, the tongue is a small part of the body, but it makes greatboasts. Consider what a great forest is set on fire by a small spark. Thetongue also is a fire, a world of evil among the parts of the body. Itcorrupts the whole body, sets the whole course of ones life on fire, and isitself set on fire by hell.JAMES 3:5-6
  32. 32. RECAP• Word Of GOD – Meditate On The word. – Memorize The Word.• Faith Without Action.• Accountability – Parents, Friends, Community(Church)• Dealing With Others – Quick To Listen, Slow To Speak. – No Favoritism – Gossip