Essay about Something: Spiritual Maturity

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Spiritual Maturity Paper

Based off of the things we discussed and watched in class, spiritual maturity if based on how hard you try to become more like Christ. 1 Corinthians 14:20 talks about maturity like this: "Brethren, do not be children in your thinking; yet in evil be infants, but in your thinking be mature." In our text material we went through how to be more and more like Jesus through obedience to God's word. We should tithe, tell people about Jesus, and do what God calls us to do. Tithing is giving ten percent of ones income to the church so it can be used to help out with what needs to be helped out with. Anything over that ten percent of ones income is called an offering. There is no set percent for offering giving because God intended offerings to be our own choice. That money could also go to specific events that are happening, like getting new lighting in the church, or giving money to help a kid go on his or her missions trip to some place. We can also be more mature spiritually by listening to what God has for us. Like a calling on our lives or even a small challenge like in the movie that we watched in class called God's Not Dead. God's Not Dead was a movie we watched in class that also dealt with spiritual maturity. A kid who goes to college who is a Christian is faced with a tough decision. In his philosophy course he can either say that God is dead or he can say that God is not dead and try to defend his belief in front of the entire class or lastly he can change philosophy classes and avoid the problem all together. Against the will of his girlfriend, he challenges the professor's thought of God being dead and makes a stand for God. He is showing his spiritual maturity in this by his ability to hear from God and listen to

what God is calling him to do. He says that he feels like God is…