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113 Bible Verses About Maturity

Here are 113 Bible verses about maturity from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

1 Corinthians 14:20 KJV

Brethren, be not children in understanding: howbeit in malice be ye children, but in understanding be men.

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1 Corinthians 13:11 KJV

When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.

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Ephesians 4:14-15 KJV

When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.

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Ephesians 4:13 KJV

That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive; But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:

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Hebrews 5:12-13 KJV

Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ:

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2 Peter 3:18 KJV

For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat. For every one that useth milk is unskilful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe.

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Romans 5:3-4 KJV

But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen.

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Hebrews 5:12-14 KJV

And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; And patience, experience; and experience, hope:

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1 Peter 2:2 KJV

For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat. For every one that useth milk is unskilful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe. But strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.

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1 Corinthians 2:6 KJV

As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby:

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Hebrews 5:14 KJV

Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought:

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2 Timothy 2:22 KJV

But strong meat belongeth to them that are of full age, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.

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1 John 4:18 KJV

Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

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Philippians 3:12 KJV

There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.

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James 1:22-25 KJV

Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus.

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Proverbs 9:9 KJV

But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass: For he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, and straightway forgetteth what manner of man he was. But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.

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1 Corinthians 10:13 KJV

Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning.

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Luke 8:14 KJV

There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.

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Matthew 5:48 KJV

And that which fell among thorns are they, which, when they have heard, go forth, and are choked with cares and riches and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to perfection.

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2 Peter 3:17-18 KJV

Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.

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Psalms 119:105 KJV

Ye therefore, beloved, seeing ye know these things before, beware lest ye also, being led away with the error of the wicked, fall from your own stedfastness. But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen.

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1 Timothy 4:12 KJV

Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.

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Hebrews 6:1 KJV

Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

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Romans 12:2 KJV

Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,

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Colossians 4:12 KJV

And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

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Colossians 1:9-10 KJV

Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, saluteth you, always labouring fervently for you in prayers, that ye may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.

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Philippians 3:15 KJV

For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;

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Philippians 1:6 KJV

Let us therefore, as many as be perfect, be thus minded: and if in any thing ye be otherwise minded, God shall reveal even this unto you.

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Galatians 5:22-23 KJV

Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:

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2 Timothy 1:7 KJV

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

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Galatians 2:20 KJV

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

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2 Corinthians 5:17 KJV

I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.

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James 1:2-4 KJV

Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

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1 Peter 2:9 KJV

My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.

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Luke 2:52 KJV

But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:

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James 1:4 KJV

And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man.

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Ephesians 4:14 KJV

But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.

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John 17:17 KJV

That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;

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John 15:2 KJV

Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.

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Philippians 4:13 KJV

Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit.

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2 Corinthians 4:16 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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James 1:22 KJV

For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day.

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2 Timothy 3:16-17 KJV

But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.

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Philippians 2:12 KJV

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.

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Hebrews 6:1-2 KJV

Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.

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Ephesians 4:13-15 KJV

Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God, Of the doctrine of baptisms, and of laying on of hands, and of resurrection of the dead, and of eternal judgment.

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Romans 8:28 KJV

Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ: That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive; But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:

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Acts 17:10-11 KJV

And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

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2 Timothy 3:16 KJV

And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto Berea: who coming thither went into the synagogue of the Jews. These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

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Galatians 5:22 KJV

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

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Romans 6:4 KJV

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

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Colossians 2:6-7 KJV

Therefore we are buried with him by baptism into death: that like as Christ was raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.

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Philippians 3:12-15 KJV

As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in him: Rooted and built up in him, and stablished in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.

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Isaiah 41:10 KJV

Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus. Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. Let us therefore, as many as be perfect, be thus minded: and if in any thing ye be otherwise minded, God shall reveal even this unto you.

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Genesis 17:1-2 KJV

Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

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2 Thessalonians 1:3 KJV

And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect. And I will make my covenant between me and thee, and will multiply thee exceedingly.

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Galatians 3:26-28 KJV

We are bound to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is meet, because that your faith groweth exceedingly, and the charity of every one of you all toward each other aboundeth;

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Psalms 45:7 KJV

For ye are all the children of God by faith in Christ Jesus. For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.

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1 Kings 2:2-3 KJV

Thou lovest righteousness, and hatest wickedness: therefore God, thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows.

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1 Corinthians 11:1 KJV

I go the way of all the earth: be thou strong therefore, and shew thyself a man; And keep the charge of the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, to keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his judgments, and his testimonies, as it is written in the law of Moses, that thou mayest prosper in all that thou doest, and whithersoever thou turnest thyself:

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Luke 8:14-15 KJV

Be ye followers of me, even as I also am of Christ.

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1 Peter 2:20 KJV

And that which fell among thorns are they, which, when they have heard, go forth, and are choked with cares and riches and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to perfection. But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.

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Colossians 1:9-12 KJV

For what glory is it, if, when ye be buffeted for your faults, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye take it patiently, this is acceptable with God.

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Ephesians 4:1 KJV

For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God; Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness; Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light:

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John 20:31 KJV

I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called,

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Hosea 12:3 KJV

But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name.

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Galatians 4:19 KJV

He took his brother by the heel in the womb, and by his strength he had power with God:

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Malachi 2:15 KJV

My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you,

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Genesis 6:9 KJV

And did not he make one? Yet had he the residue of the spirit. And wherefore one? That he might seek a godly seed. Therefore take heed to your spirit, and let none deal treacherously against the wife of his youth.

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1 John 4:12 KJV

These are the generations of Noah: Noah was a just man and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God.

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Ephesians 6:17 KJV

No man hath seen God at any time. If we love one another, God dwelleth in us, and his love is perfected in us.

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Exodus 3:10-11 KJV

And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

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1 Peter 2:21 KJV

Come now therefore, and I will send thee unto Pharaoh, that thou mayest bring forth my people the children of Israel out of Egypt. And Moses said unto God, Who am I, that I should go unto Pharaoh, and that I should bring forth the children of Israel out of Egypt?

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Acts 20:32 KJV

For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps:

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Colossians 3:9-10 KJV

And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified.

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1 Corinthians 15:58 KJV

Lie not one to another, seeing that ye have put off the old man with his deeds; And have put on the new man, which is renewed in knowledge after the image of him that created him:

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Romans 15:14 KJV

Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.

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John 15:13 KJV

And I myself also am persuaded of you, my brethren, that ye also are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, able also to admonish one another.

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Hebrews 12:1-2 KJV

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

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1 Corinthians 3:1-2 KJV

Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

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1 Timothy 4:7 KJV

And I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, even as unto babes in Christ. I have fed you with milk, and not with meat: for hitherto ye were not able to bear it, neither yet now are ye able.

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Ephesians 4:15 KJV

But refuse profane and old wives’ fables, and exercise thyself rather unto godliness.

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Ephesians 2:8 KJV

But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:

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Genesis 17:1 KJV

For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:

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1 Timothy 4:8 KJV

And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect.

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John 10:10 KJV

For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.

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James 1:15 KJV

The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

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Philippians 3:14 KJV

Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.

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1 Timothy 3:6 KJV

I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

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Job 32:7 KJV

Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil.

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Hebrews 5:12 KJV

I said, Days should speak, and multitude of years should teach wisdom.

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Numbers 4:3 KJV

For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat.

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2 Corinthians 13:11 KJV

From thirty years old and upward even until fifty years old, all that enter into the host, to do the work in the tabernacle of the congregation.

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Colossians 1:28 KJV

Finally, brethren, farewell. Be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.

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Hebrews 5:13 KJV

Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus:

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James 1:3 KJV

For every one that useth milk is unskilful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe.

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2 Corinthians 13:9 KJV

Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.

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Ephesians 1:10 KJV

That in the dispensation of the fulness of times he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; even in him:

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Romans 14:1 KJV

Him that is weak in the faith receive ye, but not to doubtful disputations.

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Romans 5:3 KJV

And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience;

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Galatians 4:1 KJV

Now I say, That the heir, as long as he is a child, differeth nothing from a servant, though he be lord of all;

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James 3:2 KJV

For in many things we offend all. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body.

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Colossians 3:14 KJV

And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfectness.

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Mark 4:28 KJV

For the earth bringeth forth fruit of herself; first the blade, then the ear, after that the full corn in the ear.

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John 9:23 KJV

Therefore said his parents, He is of age; ask him.

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Hebrews 6:3 KJV

And this will we do, if God permit.

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Song of Solomon 8:8 KJV

We have a little sister, and she hath no breasts: what shall we do for our sister in the day when she shall be spoken for?

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Romans 5:4 KJV

And patience, experience; and experience, hope:

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Ezekiel 16:7 KJV

I have caused thee to multiply as the bud of the field, and thou hast increased and waxen great, and thou art come to excellent ornaments: thy breasts are fashioned, and thine hair is grown, whereas thou wast naked and bare.

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Hebrews 6:12 KJV

That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

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1 Corinthians 3:2 KJV

I have fed you with milk, and not with meat: for hitherto ye were not able to bear it, neither yet now are ye able.

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1 Corinthians 14:19 KJV

Yet in the church I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that by my voice I might teach others also, than ten thousand words in an unknown tongue.

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1 John 2:14 KJV

I have written unto you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. I have written unto you, young men, because ye are strong, and the word of God abideth in you, and ye have overcome the wicked one.

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Ephesians 4:12 KJV

For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:

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