GROWING IN GOD’S WORD
A. The Bible is the most important book available.
B. Most people have a Bible.
C. Where would we rate ourselves on a scale of one to ten regarding our knowledge and
understanding of the Bible?
D. Let’s think about growing in God’s word.
A. The development of our faith. Romans 10:13-21 (836); v17
1. Faith is believing what God and Jesus teach and acting on that belief. Example:
2. Faith is not based on feelings. Example:
3. The standard of faith is God’s word. V17
B. A knowledge of God and Jesus. John 17:3 (796)
C. Direction for our lives. 2 Corinthians 5:7 (854); Galatians 3:11 (861); 2 Timothy 3:
II. Growing in God’s word is developmental.
A. Must start with the basic. 1 Peter 2:2-3 (895)
B. Progress to an advanced understanding of God’s word. Hebrews 5:11-14 (885)
C. Stages of learning process: basic to complex.
B. Acts 8:27-39 (808)