“Grow Up!”

Read Philippians 3:12-16

  1. What is the goal of Paul’s life?


  1. What motivates him to keep pressing toward the goal?


  1. Based on Paul’s words here, how would you define Christian maturity?


  1. In what areas of your life would you like Jesus to take hold of you?


  1. How has God helped you grow toward maturity through difficult circumstances?


Read Philippians 3:17-4:1

  1. How have you been encouraged by the example of others?


  1. What does ‘citizenship’ mean to you?


  1. When have you encountered ‘enemies of the cross’?


  1. What challenges does your church fellowship present in your world?


  1. If the church is a colony of heaven here on earth, responsible for bringing the life and rule of heaven to bear on earth, what does that mean for your church? For you personally?