If Christian maturity is living without sin, being able to recite numerous verses, or regularly participating in certain spiritual disciplines, I’ve got a long way to go. In fact, on a normal day, when my patience runs thin or I react in frustration, it can feel as if I’ve slipped in the opposite direction. Such thinking only leaves me feeling defeated and discouraged and ready to drown my many failures in a large tub of ice cream.
When I take a step back, however, and view my faith history from a wider, more far-reaching lens, my growth becomes evident, although perhaps not in ways some of us might expect. Here’s why: my spiritual maturity isn’t about head knowledge or ritual performance, but instead learning to better reflect my Savior.
Here are 10 telltale signs you’re growing in Christ.
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