Who is the most mature person you know? What is it about this person that make you consider them "mature?"
Make a list of the character traits of a mature person.
Make a list of the character traits of a mature Christian.
Make a list of the character traits of an immature Christian?
Read 1 Peter 2:1-2.
Have people in the group give examples of things like: malice, deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander.
If you believe that one of these things is present in your life, how can you get rid of it?
What do you think is the "spiritual milk" spoken of in verse 2?
What does it mean to "crave" this spiritual milk? How would a craving like this affect someone's life?
In life, we recognize different stages of physical maturity (childhood, adolescence, adulthood, parenthood, retirement, etc.). How could these (or other) terms be used to describe spiritual maturity?
What steps do you need to take if you want the Bible to help you grow to maturity?
What do you see as your next step toward spiritual maturity? How can this group help you get there?