“When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things” (1 Cor 13:11).
There comes a point in every person’s life when they know they have to stop playing, stop putting off maturity, and start living up to their purpose and responsibilities. Whether it is a boy becoming a man, a teenage girl becoming a lady, or a new believer becoming a leader in the faith. The time of childhood and adolescence is for drinking milk, but a mature person graduates to meat (1 Cor 3:1-3, Heb 5:12). If that graduation doesn’t come in due time, what the world sees, and what will soon become blatantly obvious to the fellow, is a dysfunctional person! Dys-functional because like an inferior, faulty product, they are not able to perform the duties they were created to.
That revelation has come to me today. The things that have brought my life to this point are bearing their fruit in me, and I feel the Lord telling me that I can’t continue this journey with the kiddy wheels I’ve been riding…
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