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47 Bible Verses about Maturity
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until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of God’s Son, growing into a mature man with a stature measured by Christ’s fullness.
But solid food is for the mature—for those whose senses have been trained to distinguish between good and evil.
4 1 Now I say that as long as the heir is a child, he differs in no way from a slave, though he is the owner of everything.
Therefore, all who are mature should think this way. And if you think differently about anything, God will reveal this also to you.
We proclaim Him, warning and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone mature in Christ.
Therefore, leaving the elementary message about the Messiah, let us go on to maturity, not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, faith in God,
He must not be a new convert, or he might become conceited and fall into the condemnation of the Devil.
Although by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you the basic principles of God’s revelation again. You need milk, not solid food.
However, we do speak a wisdom among the mature, but not a wisdom of this age, or of the rulers of this age, who are coming to nothing.
But endurance must do its complete work, so that you may be mature and complete, lacking nothing.
And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and with people.
Epaphras, who is one of you, a slave of Christ Jesus, greets you. He is always contending for you in his prayers, so that you can stand mature and fully assured in everything God wills.
Brothers, don’t be childish in your thinking, but be infants in regard to evil and adult in your thinking.
for we all stumble in many ways. If anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a mature man who is also able to control his whole body.
Finally, brothers, rejoice. Become mature, be encouraged, be of the same mind,(A) be at peace,(B) and the God of love(C) and peace will be with you.
Like newborn infants, desire the pure spiritual milk, so that you may grow by it for your salvation,
I gave you milk to drink, not solid food, because you were not yet ready for it. In fact, you are still not ready,
knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.
Then after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin, and when sin is fully grown, it gives birth to death.
As for the seed that fell among thorns, these are the ones who, when they have heard, go on their way and are choked with worries, riches, and pleasures of life, and produce no mature fruit.
But speaking the truth in love, let us grow in every way into Him who is the head—Christ.
for the training of the saints in the work of ministry, to build up the body of Christ,
Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
I have written to you, children,
because you have come to know the Father.
I have written to you, fathers,
because you have come to know
the One who is from the beginning.
I have written to you, young men,
because you are strong,
God’s word remains in you,
and you have had victory over the evil one.
Above all, put on love—the perfect bond of unity.
so that you won’t become lazy but will be imitators of those who inherit the promises through faith and perseverance.
And not only that, but we also rejoice in our afflictions, because we know that affliction produces endurance,
I pursue as my goal the prize promised by God’s heavenly call in Christ Jesus.
endurance produces proven character, and proven character produces hope.
B Our sister is young;
she has no breasts.
What will we do for our sister
on the day she is spoken for?
My children, I am again suffering labor pains for you until Christ is formed in you.
Then we will no longer be little children, tossed by the waves and blown around by every wind of teaching, by human cunning with cleverness in the techniques of deceit.
for the administration of the days of fulfillment—to bring everything together in the Messiah, both things in heaven and things on earth in Him.
Accept anyone who is weak in faith, but don’t argue about doubtful issues.
From Thematic Bible
Maturity » The time when you are mature
When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put aside childish things. For now we see indistinctly, as in a mirror, but then face to face. Now I know in part, but then I will know fully, as I am fully known.
Maturity » Those that are full of age
We have a great deal to say about this, and it's difficult to explain, since you have become slow to understand. For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the basic principles of God's revelation. You need milk, not solid food. Now everyone who lives on milk is inexperienced with the message about righteousness, because he is an infant. read more.
But solid food is for the mature-for those whose senses have been trained to distinguish between good and evil.
Topics on Maturity
- Babies, Figurative Use
- Becoming An Adult
- Beginning To Teach
- Being Patient
- Being Positive
- Building Relationships
- Change And Growth
- Edification, Goal Of
- Hard Work And Perseverance
- Knowing God's Will
- Like Children
- Maturity, Spiritual
- Moving On
- Patience In Hard Times
- Patience, Produces
- Perfection, Human
- Restored In Jesus Christ
- Self Discipline
- Spiritual Growth
- Spiritual Immaturity