Mark Davis
January 29, 2017
Mark Davis
Lead Pastor

Reference

Acts 2:37-47

The Bible compares spiritual growth to a seed, a building, and a child growing up. Each metaphor requires active participation: Seeds must be planted and cultivated, buildings must be built — they don’t just appear — and children must be guided, they must eat and exercise to grow.   While effort has nothing to do with your salvation, it has much to do with your spiritual growth. At least seven times in the New Testament we are told to “make every effort” in our growth toward becoming like Jesus (Luke 13:24; Romans 14:19; Ephesians 4:3; 2 Timothy 2:15; Hebrews 4:11; Hebrews 12:14; 2 Peter 3:14).   You don’t just sit around and wait for it to happen.   What can you work on today…