All things that grow need nourishment. Scripture tells us how a growing Christian is likened to a baby, first receiving nourishment for growth on the milk of the word, the easy stuff, the parables and bible stories, the easy verses for memorization, we rely mostly on others to feed us spiritually, as babies require others to feed and provide actual feeding. Then as we mature we take in the meat of the word, we dig deeper, learn truer meaning of God's truths, memorize longer more powerful passages of scripture. We grow through personal bible study, spending quiet time with God in His word and in prayer and worship. As mature Christian's, just as mature adults, we rely less on others for our basic nourishment. We assemble with fellow Christians to further our growth through ministry and fellowship. Just as it's not well for a mature adult to be a hermit, secluded from others, we gather together to lift each other up, share in our blessings and encourage each other to keep the faith and push on toward the goal to further the kingdom. I am thankful for a truth teaching pastor, for his wife who taught personal bible study and for a congregation to gather with to lift up praise to our Father! I love Mountain Bible Church and am blessed God has called my family to worship and serve in this place! Philippians 3:12-16 "I don’t mean to say that I have already achieved these things or that I have already reached perfection. But I press on to possess that perfection for which Christ Jesus first possessed me. No, dear brothers and sisters, I have not achieved it, but I focus on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead, I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us. Let all who are spiritually mature agree on these things. If you disagree on some point, I believe God will make it plain to you. But we must hold on to the progress we have already made."


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