“When I was ten, I read fairy tales in secret and would have been ashamed if I had been found doing so. Now that I am fifty, I read them openly. When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up.” CS Lewis
I am convinced that one of the best ways to learn about something is to break it down into smaller, bite size chunks. Volume 6 of original Manturity quotes is all about maturity and spiritual maturity. God continues to help me understand the meaning of living a mature life for Him. Check out the ten quotes below and I encourage you to share your favorite quote on maturity in the comments and share these on your social media.
“Discipline Breeds Maturity!”
“Grow deeper into spiritual maturity by seeking out God daily, eliminating signs of selfishness and by showing love in all that you do.”
“Perseverance is a strong sign of discipline and maturity.” (Tweet That)
“The immature man will deflect discipline because he will feel like his freedoms are being taken away from him; when in fact those ‘freedoms’ are the very things causing so many problems in his life.”
“Although maturity levels may fall when going from work, to home, to play; we must always represent Christ in our behavior.”
“Spiritual maturity happens in one of two ways: You’re either new to Christ and anxious to learn or you’ve known Christ for awhile and have chosen your ways over His.”
“The man who is truly spiritually mature does not need to put up a facade for those around him. He knows he must always represent Christ and so he does.”
“A man of maturity will be highly diligent in choosing words that build others up!”
“Real spiritual maturity requires real accountability!” (Tweet That)
“Two difficult, yet essential tools in attaining mature manhood is speaking to your enemies respectfully and praying for them often.”
What are some essential aspects of spiritual maturity that every Christian man should strive to attain?
And share your favorite quote on maturity!