Not There Yet
It is like the true story of a young neighbor who was talking to Albert Einstein at a dinner party. She asked, “What is it exactly that you do as a profession?” Einstein looked at her and said, “I’ve devoted myself to the study of physics.” And in shock she replied, “Studying physics at your age? I finished my studies a year ago!”
Unfortunately, that is the attitude many Christians have today about their spiritual growth. They think they have finished. Instead, our attitude should be like 95-year-old Pablo Casals, considered to be the greatest cellist that the world has ever known.
A young reporter asked him one day, “You’re 95. The world considers you to be its greatest cellist; still, at 95, you practice six hours a day. Why?” To which he responded, “Because I think I’m making progress.”
Friend, you have not arrived. Set your goal to be making progress every day. That is how you will become mature in Christ.