Paramount to Christian maturity is Bible reading and study. The Word of God contributes to spiritual growth and completeness in the life of the believer. Without it little or no growth is realized. It is your choice?spiritual growth or spiritual atrophy!
Read: Deuteronomy 17:19Read the Word all the days of you life.
II Timothy 2:15Study to show thyself approved?Bible study is a command of God. It is His will that we read and study His will-the written Word of God.
II Timothy 3:15-17All Scripture is given by inspiration? God
has given Scripture to man so that he might grow spiritually and be a profitable and complete servant of the Lord.
Romans 15:4For it was written for our learning?
Scripture gives us hope.
Psalms 1:1-3In His law does he meditate? Knowing
God?s Word and thinking it over, as a mental digestion as well as a heart confirmation, causes one to live right, walk right and prosper in the eyes of the Lord.
Regular and consistent Bible study is indispensable to Christian maturity and growth.
John 5:39Search the Scripture?they tell of Jesus, our
Acts 17:11They search the Scriptures daily?a mind
desiring to know God.
Question: Why is it necessary to be a student of the Word of God?
Explain: How can one be spiritually mature in the Christian faith?
Scripture Assurance: III Timothy 3:14-15 But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned them; and that from a child thou hast known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.