“A group of tourists visiting a colorful village walked by an old man sitting beside a fence. In a rather patronizing way, one tourist asked him, “Were any great men born in this village?” The old man replied, “No, only babies.”
Every person who is a born-again believer starts life as a baby in Christ. Whether the new convert is six or sixty, that person is still a new Christian and needs to grow in the Lord.
God intends for us to grow and mature so that we can be a positive influence in the lives of others. Until we learn to dig into the meat of the Word for ourselves, we will never grow.” - John Maxwell.
“Every Christian would agree that a man's spiritual health is exactly proportional to his love for God.” - C.S. Lewis.
“Pride is a barrier to all spiritual progress.” - Harry Ironside.
Heb 5:12 (GW): “By now you should be teachers. Instead, you still need someone to teach you the elementary truths of God's word. You need milk, not solid food.”
“Spiritual growth depends on two things: first, a willingness to live according to the Word of God; second, a willingness to take whatever consequences emerge as a result.” - Sinclair B. Ferguson.