inner

					Do I need inner healing
for spiritual growth?
Three aspects of
spiritual growth




1. Sinfulness  Christlikeness
2. Childishness  Maturity
3. Brokenness  Wholeness
These three aspects are inseparable
Sinfulness  Christlikeness
                (Gal 5: 22 – 23)


        1. Apathy       Love
  2. Complaining        Joy
          3. Strife     Peace
    4. Impatience       Longsuffering
     5. Unfeeling       Kindness
        6. Hatred       Goodness
   7. Unreliability     Faithfulness
    8. Harshness        Gentleness
   9. Lustfulness       Self-control
   Childishness  Maturity
                    (1 Cor 13: 11)

1. Instant gratification      Delayed gratification
  2. Self-centredness         Agape-love
             3. Rights        Privileges
               4. Play        Responsibility
      5. Dependence           Ministry
   6. No cause-effect         Understands cause-
           understanding           effect
    7. Emotion-driven         Spirit-led
   Brokenness  Wholeness
                  (Luke 4: 18-19)




   1. Inner person: chaos  reconstruction
   2. Inner-outer person: clash  synergy
3. Person – networks: isolation  embedded
 4. Person – environment: maladjustment 
                     coping
       How spiritual growth really works


                    Messy
             Perfection only after the
             second coming of Christ
Progress




                        Time
How to go through all three processes




   • Build relationship bridges with:
     – God
     – Other people
Building the Relationship Bridge
               (Matthew 22: 37-39)




     Knowing



                      Trusting



                                     Serving

				
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