Bible Society of South Africa

Eternal Wisdom – Day 19

How does one live as a new creature? - Part 2
- Grow in faith

Bible text(s)

9I pray that your love will keep on growing more and more, together with true knowledge and perfect judgement, 10so that you will be able to choose what is best. Then you will be free from all impurity and blame on the Day of Christ.

Philippians 1:9-10GNBOpen in Bible reader

1Let us go forward, then, to mature teaching and leave behind us the first lessons of the Christian message. We should not lay again the foundation of turning away from useless works and believing in God;

Hebrews 6:1GNBOpen in Bible reader

6The message about Christ has become so firmly established in you

1 Corinthians 1:6GNBOpen in Bible reader

9For this reason we have always prayed for you, ever since we heard about you. We ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will, with all the wisdom and understanding that his Spirit gives. 10Then you will be able to live as the Lord wants and will always do what pleases him. Your lives will produce all kinds of good deeds, and you will grow in your knowledge of God.

Colossians 1:9-10GNBOpen in Bible reader

2Be like newborn babies, always thirsty for the pure spiritual milk, so that by drinking it you may grow up and be saved.

1 Peter 2:2GNBOpen in Bible reader

The new creature must grow and mature. Growth comes from reading and hearing the Word of God and praying for and with other believers.

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