Becoming An Adult
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When I was a child, I spoke like a child, thought like a child, and reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I gave up my childish ways.
Meanwhile, Jesus kept on growing wiser and more mature, and in favor with God and his fellow man.
Therefore, leaving behind the elementary teachings about the Messiah, let us continue to be carried along to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead actions, faith toward God,
Instead, by speaking the truth in love, we will grow up completely and become one with the head, that is, one with the Messiah,
Do not let anyone look down on you because you are young, but be an example for other believers in your speech, behavior, love, faithfulness, and purity.
But they would not follow the advice of their father; for the LORD wanted to put them to death. But the boy Samuel continued to grow both physically and in favor with the LORD and the people.
Now the child continued to grow and to become spiritually strong. He lived in the wilderness until the day he appeared in Israel.
A person plans his way, but the LORD directs his steps.
Instead, continue to grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus, the Messiah. Glory belongs to him both now and on that eternal day! Amen.
since all have sinned and continue to fall short of God's glory.
And so the Law was our guardian until the Messiah came, so that we might be justified by faith. But now that faith has come about, we are no longer under a guardian.