God-Dependent Spiritual Maturity

March 11, 2012 § 1 Comment

We often struggle with growth in grace because we transfer what we understand about physical and social maturity to what we think is true about spiritual maturity.  By physical and social maturity I mean, quite literally, growing up and becoming responsible, productive adults.  In these two areas the goal is, ultimately, to “stand on our own two feet,” so to speak, to depend less and less on others and do more ourselves. It is one of the primary goals of parents to raise children who are not dependent but independent and mature young adults who tackle more and more things that give them a sense of confidence, ability and responsibility. « Read the rest of this entry »

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