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We're often in a hurry when God isn't when it comes to our life. Rick Warren has explained this in his book very clearly that it takes time for everything to happen.

The Purpose-driven Life

The Purpose-driven Life

by Richard Warren

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It Takes Time

Everything on earth has its own time and its own season.   Ecclesiastes 3:1.

There are no shortcuts to maturity. The development of Christ like character cannot be rushed. While we worry about how fast we grow, God is concerned about how strong we grow.

The bible says,"our lives gradu...

We are slow learners.

We need repeat exposure.

We have a lot to unlearn.

Because bad habits didn't develop overnight,it's unrealistic to expect them to go away immediately.

It requires the hardwork of removal and replacement. 

The bible calls it "taking off the old s...

There's no growth without change, No change without fear or loss, and no loss without pain.

You must let go of old ways in order to experience the New.

The unconscious worry is that if I let go of my habit, my hurt,or my hang-up, who will I be ? This fear can definitely slow your grow...

There's no growth without change, No change without fear or loss, and no loss without pain.

You must let go of old ways in order

Habits take time to develop:

A husband who is faithful to his wife most of the time is not faithful at all.

There is only one way to develop the...

Believe God is working in your life even when you don't feel it .

Keep a note book or journal the lessons learned.

Review and remember them and pass them onto the next generation.

Reviewing your spiritual journal regularly can spare you a lot of unnecessary pain and heartache.

Don't get discouraged:

"These things I plan won't happen right away.slowly, steadily, surely,the time approaches when the vision will be fulfilled. If it seems slow do not despair,for these things will surely come to pass. Just be patient! They will not be overdue a single day".

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It is very important for us to grow in our spiritual life and have a relationship with god.sometimes we do struggle a lot in this.so we need to understand the process of growing in our spiritual life and Rick Warren has clearly mentioned about this in his book.

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