Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.
This Spiritual Growth Assessment Process is a tool to help you in examining your personal spiritual growth. Before you start, prayerfully ask God to guide your reflection. Since these statements require a subjective response, God’s guidance is the key to an accurate and honest picture. Also, resist the urge to compare your scores with others as that will often lead to either self-condemnation or pride.
Not Just Effort
There is also a temptation to think that our personal efforts are central to spiritual growth. Remember, growing to be more like Christ is all about Christ working in and through our lives and not us striving. God desires the transformation of our hearts over legalistic and religious actions. God does the revealing, renewing and empowering. Our part as disciples of Christ is to surrender, obey and submit.