Higher Ground- the Spiritual Maturity Levels of the Christian According to the Bible

by David L. Stanbrough



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 4/1/2003

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 168
ISBN : 9781553955993

About the Book

Have you ever wondered if there was more to being a Christian than what you have experienced in your Christian life? Is the average Christian in the average Christian church being all that he or she can and should be for Christ? What more should you be than you are now being for God? Can you really know Him better, follow Him more closely, and be a happier more content Christian than you are now? Is it possible to be "a genuine disciple" of Jesus in this day and time? What is spiritual maturity? Am I spiritual?

If you have pondered questions such as these, then this book is probably for you. The author establishes the five progressive levels of spiritual maturity for the Christian straight from the pages of Scripture. You will confront the Biblical terms and descriptions of these five levels of spiritual maturity, and see where you are on the spiritual spectrum. The author postulates that there is no secret or mystery concerning spiritual maturity. All you need is the knowledge of it, the will to do what God has called you to do, the dedication to do it,- and most of all- God's promised and powerful help in doing it.

You can be a disciple of Jesus in today's world. But it takes a "trust and obey" attitude, a prayerful desire, and a purposeful yielding to God to do it. This book will help point you in that way.

About the Author

David Stanbrough is a retired civilian Operations Research Analyst and Program Manager for the U.S. Army. He has been preaching and teaching Bible classes for 45 years as a layman. He attended the Omaha Baptist Bible Institute; has a B.A. in Bible and English from Tennessee Temple University, in Chattanooga, Tennessee; has an M.A. in Secondary

Education from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; did additional graduate work in Public Administration at the University of Virginia, in Charlottesville, Virginia; and has completed all academic class work and examinations for a Ph.D. in Management from the Southeastern Institute of Technology, in Huntsville, Alabama. He has been a life long Christian and student of the Bible. He is currently a Deacon and Bible teacher at his church in Northern Alabama.

He is married to the former Martha Bruce Maples. They presently make their home in North Alabama, have five children, thirteen grandchildren, and five great grandchildren.