The bible gives us many marks of a growing believer, like perseverance and spiritual fruit, but the bible specifically mentions the following 7 characteristics in conjunction with the greek word teleios. Lets examine the characteristics of the spiritually mature christian understands the the difference between right and wrong and chooses what is right. Learning gods instructions for recognizing the difference between wrong and right and using it to navigate life is of key importance. Spiritually mature christians do not find ways to compartmentalize god because he is not part of their lifehe is their life (see romans 121-2). Mature christians are constantly aware of their surroundings. A christian, who is striving to obtain spiritual maturity (whether new to the faith, or with many years) should have a life marked with the following characteristics love first and foremost, a mature christian is characterized by love. Mature people are able to accept themselves for who they are they practice kindness even in the face of their shortcomings. You can seek to improve yourself and grow as an individual, but maturity allows you to take your present situation and all the past events that have led to it and make peace with them. A mature christian comes to this place where they finally see their own glaring sins and continually focus on repenting in their own lives, and stop trying to be the watchdogs of the world. What are the characteristics of a christian? The name christian was first given to the disciple a disciple is another word for a follower of christ, one who is learning to be like his master. As a continuation from our previous article about the characteristics of a mature christian, we mentioned that several are emphasized in the bible. Of those, we have chosen ten attributes to highlight in this series. When we become christians, we are given all we need for spiritual maturity. Evidence of mature christian life the believers manifestation of jesus character in his or her life.