I have noticed that a lot of time and effort is spent around here by people trying to make things grow. They are trying to grow grass in their yard; or tomatoes or flowers in their garden, or fruit trees in their orchard. And that’s good. I think there is something godly about horticulture (although I seem to have missed out on it … Cheryl & our kids enjoy it, and I know a number of you all do as well. That’s good.) But in no area of our life is it more important to grow, than in our walk with God. How can we have a growing Christian life is one of the important questions there is. And that is what our verse for today talks about:
“Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart”.
This tells us several things you must do to have a growing Christian life: Continue reading