Leaving Munchkin Land

SERIES – How to Win When You Don’t Fit In

Ephesians 4:13-15 GNV

13   And so we shall all come together to that oneness in our faith and in our knowledge of the Son of God; we shall become mature people, reaching to the very height of Christ’s full stature.

14   Then we shall no longer be children, carried by the waves and blown about by every shifting wind of the teaching of deceitful people, who lead others into error by the tricks they invent.

15   Instead, by speaking the truth in a spirit of love, we must grow up in every way to Christ, who is the head.

Focused

Attainable

Individual

Trackable

Heartfelt

How do we grow?

I. We must desire spiritual growth

1 Peter 2:2 NLT – Like newborn babies, you must crave pure spiritual milk so that you will grow into a full experience of salvation. Cry out for this nourishment,

II. We must design spiritual growth

Ear oriented learners

Eye oriented learners

Mouth oriented learners

Hand oriented learners

Luke 3:18 CEV – In many different ways John preached the good news to the people.

Job 33:14 CEV – God speaks in different ways, and we don’t always recognize his voice.

Matthew 6:28 KJV – And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:

III. We must demonstrate spiritual growth

James 1:22 GNV – Do not deceive yourselves by just listening to his word; instead, put it into practice.

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