As a Christians we are called to grow in the Lord. We must make an effort to seek Him and get to know Him better. When we do this we will be more likely to radiate Christ to those around us.
I like the example of the relationship of boy & girl, BF & GF as it progresses to full marriage relationship… We need to have intimate moments with him.
What does intimate mean?
Closely acquainted; familiar, involving very close connection, private and personal
Here are some verses, and there are many more, that speak to growing in the Lord.
But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. 2 Peter 3:18
This a command from Peter. Don’t let your relationship Christ grow stagnant We need too continue on and pursue Jesus with our everything.
Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity. 1 Timothy 4:12
No matter your age you can be the one who follows Christ! Don’t let your age determine your commitment to Christ. I have seen students go through things with that are just awful and they come through with so much grace that they are the example to look at when going through trials.
Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. Ephesians 5:1
The greatest example we have is found in the Bible. We must look to God and His word for our examples of how to live for Him. The Bible tells us God’s character, compassion, and mission. He loves us and we are to love others in the same way. We are also called to have compassion on others and carry out God’s mission on earth.
His word is a treasure! Through it God encourages us and speaks. All Scripture is inspired by God and is profitable for teaching, for rebuking, for correcting, for training in righteousness, 1 Timothy 3:16
Thats all for now,