Is the path to spiritual maturity.
1. Plug in
Plug in to a local church where you can get discipled/taught how to live out your faith and grow spiritually. Jesus said, “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations… teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you” (Matthew 28:19-20).
Remain connected to Jesus: “I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing.” (John 15:5)
Get in a small group where you can fellowship with other believers and learn the basics of the Christian faith. Studying the Bible will help you learn godly principles to live by in everyday life.
Develop a hunger for God’s Word: “Like newborn babies, long for the pure milk of the word, so that by it you may grow in respect to salvation.” (1 Peter 2:2)
Commit to walking with God on a daily basis: “Therefore as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, having been firmly rooted and now being built up in Him and established in your faith, just as you were instructed, and overflowing with gratitude.” (Colossians 2:6-7)
We grow in our faith when we gather and worship together: “For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.” (Matthew 18:20 NIV)
Divine transactions take place when we worship corporately. We find healing for our soul and bodies, encouragement, revelation, fresh insight, and prophetic ministry that edifies the whole Body of Christ.
It is vital to worship corporately: “Not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.” (Hebrews 10:25)
Hearing God’s Word preached helps us grow in the knowledge of God: “But speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in all aspects into Him who is the head, even Christ” (Ephesians 4:15)