Devotion on Christian Living, Spiritual Growth, Colossians 2:6–7. 1 page.

I want to be a fireman when I grow up. I want to be a doctor or a nurse — a teacher — an astronaut — a police officer — a banker — and the list goes on and on. Children are always excited about what they can be and do when they are grown or mature. For them, the sky is the limit! How sad that, as adults, we often forget the excitement of growing and changing. 

This can be true of Christians also. Some believe that once we have been confirmed and attend church regularly, we are all grown-up, mature in our faith. A devout Christian lady who was a strong prayer warrior was often heard praying that God would “grow her.” A friend asked her one day why she always prayed that way. She replied, “One can never stop praying for the Lord to grow us in knowledge, faith, and trust.”

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