Key Verse

Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings, As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby.
— 1 Peter 2:1-2


2 Peter 1:1-11; 3:17-18
  1. In our text the Apostle Peter writes concerning “growing in grace.” From what starting point does spiritual growth begin?
  2. What two things mentioned in verse 2 of our text are evident in the heart of one who is born again? How do you think these contribute to our spiritual growth? See Romans 5:1.
  3. To grow spiritually, where must we keep our faith focused? What are some ways this can be done? See Hebrews 12:1-2.
  4. According to our text, what assistance does God give to help us grow spiritually?
  5. List the seven increments of Christian graces that we are to add to our faith, and give a spiritual defini­tion of each.
  6. What will be the results of adding these to our lives?
  7. If a Christian does not add these graces to his life, what will be the spiritual result?
  8. Write a goal that you have for your spiritual growth. One reference that could be used is Ephesians 4:13-15