Moving on to Maturity (Heb. 6:1-3)

“The Secret of Joy” (2 Cor. 8:1-4)

Healthy spiritual life is divided into the same three phases as healthy human life: In the first phase, you’re dependent on someone else feeding you. In the second phase, you’re becoming skilled in feeding yourself. In the third phase, you begin to feed others younger than you.


We proclaim him, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone perfect in Christ.  To this end I labor, struggling with all his energy, which so powerfully works in me. (Colossians 1:28-29, NIV) As this first chapter of the letter of Colossians comes to a close, Paul is about to […]