Chapter 6 – Internal Growth


Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Write the Key Verse from memory.
  • Explain what is meant by “internal” church growth.
  • Define “spiritual growth.”
  • Identify the evidences of spiritual growth.
  • Explain the ministry of the Holy Spirit in relation to internal Church growth.
  • Identify growth conditions in the natural world that parallel those in the spiritual world.


In the last chapter you learned there are four types of growth in God’s plan for multiplication of the church. The Church is to multiply through internal, expansion, extension, and bridging growth. This lesson focuses on the internal growth of the Church.

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.