Opportunities to Grow
Christians are commanded to grow in spirit and in truth. Knowing God’s Word and how
it makes a difference in the day-to-day is key to a balanced life. Growing in knowledge is
vital, but it’s about more than just information. It’s about truly becoming a disciple and
seeing God’s Word come alive in your life. It’s about discovering something fresh and
inspiring in a passage you’ve read a hundred times.
When the transformation of salvation takes place, spiritual growth begins. The Holy Spirit
indwells us. We are new creatures in Christ. The old, sinful
nature begins to give way to the new, Christlike nature. Spiritual growth is a
lifelong process that depends on our study and application of God's Word
and our walk in the Spirit. As we seek spiritual growth, we should pray to
God and ask for wisdom concerning the areas He desires us to grow in. We can ask God to increase
our faith and knowledge of Him. God desires for us to grow spiritually, and He has given us all
we need to experience spiritual growth. With the Holy Spirit’s help, we can overcome sin and
steadily become more like our Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.
The evidence of spiritual growth can be broken down into three main areas: hunger for God's
Word, confidence, and obedience. These three characteristics are based on love. The work of the
Holy Spirit and God's grace within us help us to grow and start to display evidence of spiritual
EWC's Small Groups are all about helping you grow in a relationship with Jesus. At
EWC we offer several ministries for spiritual growth. Participate in Sunday School, Kids
Worship, Truth Seekers, Bible Studies, and more. It's our desire to partner with God and
help you grow! We'd love to have you join us in one of our spiritual growth ministries!
Read more: John 14:16-17, 2 Corinthians 5:17, Romans 6-7, 1 Timothy 3:16-17, Galatians 5:16-26.
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