Peak of the Week: Life Is A Growth Adventure – Part 4 of 4

Peak of the Week: Life Is A Growth Adventure – Part 4 of 4


5 STAGES OF Spiritual Growth

  • Stage 1: THEA _____________________________________________ CHRISTIAN
    1 Peter 2:1-3
    • The needs of the baby Christian
    • The challenges of the weak Christian
  • Stage 2: THE B____________________________________________ CHRISTIAN
    Luke 8:4-15
    • The Hard Path people
    • The Rocky Ground people
    We are to “grow up into Christ” Ephesians 4:15, and to “grow up in your salvation” 1 Peter 2:2.
    Have you reached your full potential for spiritual growth? Are there some areas of spirituality where you wish you were stronger? Do the demands of your life intrude on your desires to grow in the Lord? Do you feel your spiritual life is sometimes stale or stuck? Do you know how to gauge your growth? Are you aware of what next steps you need to take?
    • The Thorny Soil people
    • The Good Soil people
  • Stage 3: THE C__________________________________________ CHRISTIAN
    Ephesians 2:10
    • The example of Jesus – John 13:1-17
    • The purpose of Jesus – Matthew 20:20-28
  • Stage 4: THE D_______________________________________________ CHRISTIAN
    James 1:4
  • Stage 5: THE E____________________________________________ CHRISTIAN
    2 Timothy 4:6-8

QUESTIONS & EXERCISES
For Daily Devotionals or Bible Study Group

Based on your knowledge and experiences, answer each question in your own words for the 5 Stages:

  1. The Beginning Christian, What are they doing? What are they feeling? What are they needing?
  2. The Growing Christian, What are they doing? What are they feeling? What are they needing?
  3. The Serving Christian, What are they doing? What are they feeling? What are they needing?
  4. The Mature Christian, What are they doing? What are they feeling? What are they needing?
  5. The Legacy Christian, What are they doing? What are they feeling? What are they needing?