A Prayer for Spiritual Growth

A Prayer for Spiritual Growth
(Philippians 1:9-11)

“And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in knowledge and all discernment, that you may approve the things that are excellent, that you may be sincere and without offense till the day of Christ, being filled with the fruits of righteousness which are by Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.” Philippians 1:9-11

I. Abounding love (Philippians 1:9; 1 Corinthians 13; 1 John 4:8; Romans 5:5, 8; John 3:16; Ephesians 1:4-5; 5:1,2)
II. Growing knowledge (Philippians 1:9; 2 Timothy 3:16-17; 1 Corinthians 2:6-16)
III. Increasing discernment (Philippians 1:9; Acts 17:11; 1 Thessalonians 5:21)
IV. Living with integrity (Philippians 1:10; Hebrews 4:12; Romans 12:9; 1 Corinthians 10:32)
V. Filled with fruitfulness (Philippians 1:10; Matthew 7:20; John 15:5)
VI. Glorifying God (Philippians 1:10; Matthew 5:16; 1 Corinthians 10:31)
Application Questions:
1. Are you abounding in love?
2. Are you growing in knowledge?
3. Are you increasing in discernment?
4. Are you living with integrity?
5. Are you filled with fruitfulness?
6. Are you glorifying God in your life?
7. Pray for the spiritual growth of your fellow believers and for yourself.


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