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The Bible says that true spiritual maturity is not about how much you know, but how much you love.

Key Points:

  • In the Great Commission, Jesus sent out his earliest disciples to proclaim the truth of his resurrection and make more disciples.
  • The topics on are a great way to have a meaningful conversation with someone about things that matter.
  • Foundations truth #3 is: “We mature by helping others.”

Quote This:

Ephesians 4:15 Instead, we will speak the truth in love, growing in every way more and more like Christ, who is the head of his body, the church.

See Also: Christian Living, Discipleship, Mentoring, New Believers, Serving

Talk About It
  1. What is your initial reaction to this topic? What jumped out at you?
  2. Give some examples of the selfish things young children do. When do they become less selfish?
  3. Give an example of an organization or industry where people serve less as they get promoted.
  4. Read Philippians 2:4-8. What can you do this week to begin to have more of a servant’s attitude toward others?
  5. Read and discuss Matthew 6:19-21. How does this affect the way you think about giving?
  6. Who helped you pursue God? How did they do it? Do you think you can help someone else pursue God? Why or why not?
  7. Make a list of a few people in your life who could benefit from your help. What practical things can you do to begin to reach out?
  8. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.

This is part of the Foundations and Faith 101 series. See also the youth edition and kids edition.