When we become Christians, we do not come into this new life full-grown. Many animals after their birth, in a few hours are up and going, moving about. Not so with the human family. The baby is nutured and loved, fully dependent on someone to take care of it. Such is true with the new babe in Christ. We must be nutured by God and those around us. If they are Christians, they can help us in our ignorance of this new life. Much is said in the Bible about us caring for our fellow Christian.
The Bible also teaches us to grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever. II Peter 3:18 If our lives are to be fruitful, we must cast ourselves wholly dependent upon God. Remember that we are God's creation. God is on the side of good health and His children prospering, see III John 1:2. However, sometimes things that belong to us are withheld because of our sin and disobedience. Your iniquities have turned away these things, and your sins have withholden good things from you. Jeremiah 5:25. Be assured if we walk with the Lord, in spirit and truth, we can rest assured. "And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask anything according to his will, he heareth us: And if we know he heareth us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him." I John 5 14,15.