Luke 2:52 says, “And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature and in favor with God and man.” Pastor Ford points out that this means Jesus’ growth was prioritized. In other words, His mental growth took precedent over the physical and His spiritual growth took precedent over the social. [Find out more on today’s Treasured Truth.
Pastor James Ford Jr. has been the senior pastor of Christ Bible Church of Chicago, located on the south side of Chicago, Ill., for over 35 years. He also serves as the president of Impact Ministries, an outreach ministry committed to strengthening families in the South Shore community of Chicago.