The Call to
Why are exhorted to
finish its work so that you may be mature and
complete, not lacking anything. James
How perfect does Christ
tell us to be?
therefore, as your heavenly Father is
perfect. Matthew 5:48.
In whom are we complete?
And you have been
given fullness in Christ, who is the head
over every power and authority. Colossians
Growth and Advancement
After accepting Christ,
what are we to do?
Therefore let us leave
the elementary teachings about Christ and go
on to maturity, not laying again the
foundation of repentance from the acts that lead
to death, and of faith in God. Hebrews 6:1.
In what is the Christian to
But grow in grace
and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
To him be glory both now and forever. Amen.
2 Peter 3:18.
How may one grow in grace?
For this very reason,
make every effort to add to your faith
goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to
knowledge, self-control; and to self-control,
perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and
to godliness, brotherly kindness; and to
brotherly kindness, love. 2 Peter
Why does Christ desire this
growth in His followers?
And to present
herself as a radiant church, without stain or
wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and
blameless. Ephesians 5:27.
Sources of Spiritual
What will cause the
Christian to grow?
Like newborn babies, crave
pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may
grow up in your salvation. 1 Peter 2:2.
In order to grow by the Word
of God, what must one do?
When your words
came, I ate them; they were my joy and my
hearts delight. For I bear your name, O
Lord God Almighty. Jeremiah 15:16. I
have hidden your word in my heart that
I might no sin against you. Psalm 119:11.
(See also Colossians 3:16.)
What does Gods Word then
become to the believer?
They were my joy
and my hearts delight. Jeremiah
Why was Scripture given?
All scripture is
God-breathed and is used for teaching, rebuking,
correcting and training in righteousness, so
that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped
for every good work. 2 Timothy 3:16,17.
How may the lack of wisdom be
If any man lacks
wisdom, he should ask God, who gives
generously to all without finding fault.
In how many things may we
ask help from God?
Do not be anxious
about anything, but in everything, by prayer
and petition, with thanksgiving, present your
requests to God. Philippians
Fullness of Perfection
What is the evidence of
We all stumble in many
ways. If anyone is never at fault in what he
says, he is perfect man, able to keep his whole
body in check. James 3:2.
What is the bond of
And over all these
virtues put on love, which binds them all
together in perfect unity.
Colossians 3:14. (See also
Philippians 3:13; Hebrews 12:14.)
How perfect would God have us
May God himself, the
God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May
your whole spirit, mind and body be kept
blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus
1 Thessalonians 5:23.
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