THE GROWTH OF THE CHRISTIAN
(David A. Cox)
“But grow in the grace and the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ” (2 Peter 2:18).
Peter points out that being a Christian is not just a one-time decision made, and then it is over. Being a Christian involves a lifetime of growth. The Christian is a child of God and a part of the family of God. The family analogy gives us the picture of brothers and sisters, children, and parents. God is the Father. As the Father, He…