Investing in Eternity

“Spiritual Growth”


All of us have invested time, energy and money in education and development of our skills to grow and become effective in the things we do in this life, whether it’s a career, being a good parent, or staying healthy. To grow and become effective in our Spiritual lives requires the same kind of investment. In this morning’s lesson we’re going to focus on investing in our “Spiritual Growth”


Investing in Knowledge


Ø Learning the Bible – 2 Timothy 2:15;  3:16-17




Ø  Understanding God’s Will – Matthew 5 - 7;  Ephesians 5:15-17




Investing in Wisdom


Ø Discerning the Truth – Matthew 7:15-20;  Ephesians 4:11-16




Ø Applying God’s Law appropriately– Matthew 6:1-4;  7:22-23;  23:23   




Investing in Obedience


Ø Obeying God’s Word – Matthew 7:21-27;  Luke 6:46;  James 1:22-25




Ø Three Reasons why Obedience is Important – 1 John 1:3-6;  5:2-3;  Luke 11:28