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“But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light: Which in time past were not a people, but are now the people of God: which had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.”
1 Peter 2:9-10 KJV
3 Points to Your Growth in Christ
•Learning of Him
•Application of His Ways – Spiritual Maturity
“Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.”
1 Corinthians 15:58 KJV
“Therefore, my beloved brothers and sisters, be steadfast, immovable, always excelling in the work of the Lord [always doing your best and doing more than is needed], being continually aware that your labor [even to the point of exhaustion] in the Lord is not futile nor wasted [it is never without purpose].”
1 CORINTHIANS 15:58 AMP
“Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:”
Philippians 1:6 KJV
“I am convinced and confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will [continue to] perfect and complete it until the day of Christ Jesus [the time of His return].”
PHILIPPIANS 1:6 AMP
“But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen.”
2 Peter 3:18 KJV
“For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God; Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness; Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light: Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son:”
Colossians 1:9-13 KJV
Start today keeping a Journal 📓 of your life in Christ. Life in Christ Journal.
State where you are today in your walk with the Lord. (1st pages of notebook or notes)
•When you put your Faith in the Lord, when you were baptized, when you feel you began walking in the Spirit of God.
•Things that the Lord has already helped you to overcome completely in your walk with Him.
•Things that you are aware of that you still need to overcome completely.
Full deliverance. Full Obedience.
Progress in the Lord (2nd page)
-New entry each day
•What I have learned in the Lord today(lessons the Holy Spirit helped you to see in your life), what part of the Bible you read today(what you got from it).
•How I have applied His Word/Ways in my life since learning something new.
•How have I served the Lord today? How was I used by Him. (what ministry am I involved in to bring Glory to God through my life? Sharing the Word of God with others, organizing a prayer group, doing for others in the name of Jesus).
Track progress daily. See your progress day
“For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men, Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world; Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ; Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.”
Titus 2:11-14 KJV