When I was a child…..When I became a Man…..

From: Sophereth at Kirjath Sepher

To: those that have put away childish things.

. 1Corinthians 13:11. When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought (reasoned) as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.

. Galatians 4:1,2. Now I say, That the heir, as long as he is a child, differeth nothing from a servant, though he is lord of all; but is under tutors and governors until the time appointed of the father.

. 1Corinthians 14:20. Brethren, be not children in understanding: howbeit in malice be ye children, but in understanding be men.

. Ephesians 4:14,15. …that we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive; but speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Messiah.

. Philippians 2:4. Look not every man on his own things, but every man on the things of others.

. a mature son is not constantly thinking of himself.

. how he can get more stuff.

. a mature son is not constantly thinking of himself.

. how he can get more money.

. a mature son is not constantly thinking of himself.

. gimme. gimme. gimme.

. a mature son that has come of age, is placed (adopted), by the Father, into a place of responsibility for the house, with the Father.

. a mature son knows that all things pertaining to the Fathers house are already his.

. a mature son takes his place, with the Father, as overseer of the house.

. a mature son has changed his perspective from getting to giving.

. a mature son is not constantly thinking of himself.

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