It's Not What You Know but How You Grow
Dr. Fred Lowery
John 10:10; John 5:39-40; 2 Corinthians 5:17; Ephesians 4:15; 2 Timothy 3:16; Matthew 4:4; Job 23:12; Jeremiah 15:16; Ephesians 2:19-22; Romans 8:26-27; 1 Thessalonians 5:17; 1 Corinthians 4:7; James 1:17; Psalm 24:1
March 16, 2007
Because it brings it home in a very powerful way. You know I've been with you nearly twenty five years this coming June and some of you have been with me that whole time. So you've listened to me for twenty five years preach the word of God. Some of you have listened to me preach it fifteen years, some ten years, some five years, some three years and some three weeks. The question is what have you learned and how much of it have you applied in your lives. How much of it have you lived out? How much have you grown spiritually in the last ten years, five years under the word of God? How much have you grown spiritually? Or do you battle the same hang-ups, the same habits you were struggling with ten years ago? In what areas have you gotten victory in the past few years? Or could it be someone just sitting still and not making any progress? Laura Leigh my six year old was in my office last week and she was sitting at one of the chairs in my study straightening up some things on the desk and she was looking at the telephone and she said, Doc-Doc, I would like to be your secretary. She said I really want Laurie's job one day but I can work for you now. She said I can, when you're busy I can take your calls. I can do that for you. She said I can even straighten your books on the shelves. I can do that. I said well I believe you can do that Laura Leigh. She said I really want to work for you. Doc-Doc I have put away childish things. Have you? Where are you on your spiritual journey? You know I was thinking about and this wasn't even in my message for today. Early this morning I was thinking about Matthew 25 and that third servant. You know the master was going ...
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