Like a baby, many new Christians stumble. They received the message however because they do not have depth, they wither away. A mother doesn't just give birth and leave the child to survive on it's own. Instead she cares for it and nurtures it till it is old enough to care for itself. In the same way, we need to help the baby Christian come to a point of maturity in their faith.
"Some fell on stony places, where they did not have much earth; and they immediately sprang up because they had no depth of earth. "But when the sun was up they were scorched, and because they had no root they withered away.
Be a spiritual father or mother to a baby Christian. Stand beside those who are new in their faith. Love them, be there to catch them when they fall, and teach them to stand on their own two feet.
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