Have you ever wanted to be a better Christian? You know, a more faithful and devout follower of Jesus? It’s important that we grow as Christians. Growing in our relationship with the Lord is a lifelong process. Growing as a Christian is growing in our faith, growing in holiness, growing in our knowledge of God, and growing in our love for God and for others.
Spiritual growth is not automatic. It is something we must pursue and there are a few essential and basic things that every Christian needs in order to grow spiritually. Here are 6 simple ways to help you grow as Christian this year. And to make it easy, just remember the word ‘GROWTH.’
G – Go to God in prayer daily. The Bible says: If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you. (John 15:7).
R – Read the Bible daily, try beginning with the Gospel of John. The Bible says: They received the word with all readiness, and searched the scriptures daily… (Acts 17:11)
O – Obey God’s commandments. The Bible says: “If you love Me, keep My commandments.” (John 14:15).
W – Witness for Christ by your life and words. The Bible says: “Go and make disciples of all nations.” (Matthew 28:19).
T – Trust God for every detail of your life. The Bible says: Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. (1 Peter 5:7)
H – Holy Spirit: Allow him to control and empower your daily life. The Bible says: You shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you. (Acts 1:8)
If you really want to be a better Christian, a more devout and faithful follower of Jesus, try following these 6 simple suggestions to deepen your faith life and strengthen your relationship with Jesus.
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