Book One : Intro and Syllabus

Be Mature: Growing Up In Christ by Warren W. Wiersbe is the first book I’ve chosen to begin my review / blog book club because it truly is a wonderful book.

I believe it is necessary to always encourage one another and help one another to increase our spiritual maturity. This book is based off the teachings of James and how we are able to apply them to our everyday lives.

This book has a foreward written by Ken Baugh, a word from the author, followed by  13 chapters. The average chapter is between 11-15 pages in length, but go over in detail solid key points which should be pulled from the chapter and allow understanding in how to apply them in daily modern living. Because of this, I have decided to do one chapter per week, allowing this review to be broken down over 15 weeks. This is including both the introduction and auto-biography to begin with and closing out with final thoughts and what was grasped most from the book.

Be Mature: Growing Up In Christ

Week 1: Introduction and word from Pastor Wiersbe

He is patient in testing…

Week 2: Chapter 1: Time to Grow Up (James 1:1)

Week 3: Chapter 2: Turning Trials into Triumphs (James 1:2-12)

Week 4: Chapter 3: How to Hndle Temptation (James 1:13-18)

Week 5: Chapter 4: Quit Kidding Yourself (James 1:19-27)

He pratices the truth…

Week 6: Chapter 5: Rich Man, Poor Man (James 2:1-13)

Week 7: Chapter 6: False Faith (James 2:14-26)

He has power over his tongue…

Week 8: Chapter 7: The World’s Smallest but Largest Troublemaker (James 3:1-12)

Week 9: Chapter 8: Where to Get Wisdom (James 3:13-18)

He is a  peacemaker, not troublemaker…

Week 10: Chapter 9: How to End Wars (James 4:1-12)

Week 11: Chapter 10: Plan Ahead (James 4:13-17)

He is prayerful in troubles…

Week 12: Chapter 11: Money Talks (James 5:1-6)

Week 13: Chapter 12: The Power of Patience (James 5:7-12)

Week 14: Chapter 13: Let Us Pray (James 5:13-20)

Finishing Up

Week 15: Closing thoughts, what was biggest grab from the book.

There will then be a two week break to plan out the syllabus for the next book.

Until then, Be Blessed!

~ J

❤ ❤ ❤




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