Growing In Jesus Christ

II Peter 3:18

An important element in having a closer walk with God is fulfilling the command given by the apostle Peter in 2 Pe 3:18

What does it mean to "grow in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ"? How can we be sure that we are growing in this "knowledge"? Peter has defined what is meant to grow in the knowledge of Christ, and his definition is found in 2 Pe 1:2-11.

Read Text: 2 Peter 1:2-11

These areas are often referred to as 'graces'. They do not bring salvation, but should be viewed as bricks that are built upon a solid foundation of Christ. Consider reasons why we should desire to grow in this "knowledge."

I. What "Growing In The Knowledge Of Jesus Christ" Involves

II. Why We Should Be "Growing In The Knowledge Of Jesus Christ"

Which of these "graces" do we think we have developed best? In which are we most lacking? Are we making progress in the "knowledge of Jesus Christ"? If not, why begin now to do what is necessary to start making progress?