SIGNS OF MATURITY
1. FULL GROWN = DEVELOPED [Philippians 2:3-5] Be no more children tossed to and fro. [Ephesians 4:14]
Some of the points below will help you locate yourself in areas of Christian growth. You can have the full teaching by Pastor Shirley on video tape.
[Ezekiel 36:26] I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh and give you a new spiritual heart.
HOW DO YOU MEASURE UP TO THESE THINGS?
3. PERFECTED READY FOR USE Philippians 3:13-15 Forget the past, press on, as many as be perfect, be thus minded.
RELIABLE. You can be counted on to do what you say. You do not run from your obligations.
6. TEACHABLE - CHANGEABLE = GROWTH Things change, do you? God does not but we must in order to be like him. What about a road sign that changes? Do you ignore it?
7 OBEDIENT TO AUTHORITY [Ephesians 4:11-12] And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelist; and some, pastors and teacher; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ: [Hebrews 5:6-8] Jesus learned obedience through suffering.
LEADERS WILL WANT TO ACCOMPLISH THE ABOVE LISTED OBJECTIVES. THOSE THAT DESIRE TO BE A LEADER WILL HUMBLE THEMSELVES AND ALLOW GOD TO WORK THESE THINGS IN THEM. HE WILL PERFECT THAT GOOD AND PERFECT WORK THAT HE HAS BEGUN. THE FRUIT WILL BE GOOD!!
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