MARKS OF SPIRITUAL MATURITY
Ephesians 4:11-16 (865)
A. There are three stages of spiritual growth presented: 1) equipping of the saints,
2) the work of ministry and 3) the body of Christ at the maturity level.
B. V14 gives the results of immaturity:
C. Vv15-16 give the results of spiritual maturity:
D. Let’s consider on what spiritual maturity is not based, then some of the marks of
I. Spiritual maturity is not based on
II. Marks of spiritual maturity
A. Profits from trials. James 1:2-4,12 (891)
B. Respects all people. James 2:8-9; 1 Corinthians 134-8a (849)
C. Shows concern for his/her speech. James 1:27;3:1-2,8
D. Practices humility. James 4:67-10 (893)
E. Has perseverance. James 5:7-8,10-11
A. Remember that spiritual growth is a process. It requires faith, effort and time.