Grow Like Jesus: Practicing Luke 2:52 Discipleship by Stephen CaldwellGrow Like Jesus: Practicing Luke 2:52 Discipleship by Stephen Caldwell

Grow Like Jesus: Practicing Luke 2:52 Discipleship

byStephen Caldwell

Paperback | April 19, 2016

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Grow Like Jesus is the first book to delve into Luke 2:52, "And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man."-a verse that spans the gap between Jesus the child and Jesus at the start of his ministry - nd unpack its lessons in ways that are simple to understand but deep enough to drive meaningful changes in a person's life.

While we don't know if Jesus performed miracles while living in Egypt, if he caught fireflies at night as a kid or if he went to sleepovers with his friends, we can be sure he wasn't just hanging around eating lentils and pomegranates. Based on Luke 2:52, we know he was growing in four specific areas: wisdom, stature, favor with God, and favor with people. In other words, he grew intellectually, physically, spiritually and socially.

As it turns out (and it shouldn't come as a surprise) continual growth in these four areas will prepare us for success in life as followers of Christ - the type of success that allows us to know God and make him known; in other words, real success. The practical, applicable and accessible knowledge of Grow Like Jesus is perfect for anyone new to a faith in Christ or looking to breathe new life into their existing faith.
Stephen Caldwell is the owner, chief word architect, and janitor of WordBuilders Communications. His career includes writing and editing credits in the newspaper, magazine, marketing, advertising, training, and book industries, and these days he spends most of his working hours either helping clients develop and share their ideas or wr...
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Title:Grow Like Jesus: Practicing Luke 2:52 DiscipleshipFormat:PaperbackDimensions:126 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.2 inPublished:April 19, 2016Publisher:Elevate PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1943425205

ISBN - 13:9781943425204

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Grow Like Jesus teaches us that Faith in Christ is a one-time decision that leads to a lifetime of growth.Tommy SpauldingNew York Times bestselling author of It's Not Just Who You Know and The Heart-Led LeaderThis book had me at the Preface. Within five minutes I had already taken action. Grow Like Jesus has captured a single but powerful verse and brought it to life. Life application abounds!David RothPresident, WorkMattersGrow Like Jesus mixes sound scripture interpretation with great illustrations of truth to personal application and action steps. I am now asking myself, 'How is your Luke 2:52?' Rex HornePresident, Arkansas' Independent Colleges & UniversitiesStephen Caldwell challenges the reader to Grow Like Jesus through practical and straightforward steps that are relevant for new believers, as well as those more mature in their faith. His illustrations of 'real life' and attainable goals will encourage those who desire a deeper and more fulfilling walk with Christ to 'plant seeds' and 'yield fruit.'Mickey RapierDirectional Leader, Fellowship Bible Church of Northwest ArkansasGrow Like Jesus provides a deep dive into a Bible verse we often read right through. Although we don¹t know much about Jesus as a boy or young man, Stephen Caldwell shows there's plenty to be gleaned from Luke 2:52.George SchroederNational colleges writer, USA TODAY