Maturity is achieved when a person postpones immediate pleasures for long-term values.
Stop and take inventory of your values the next time you are making a choice of short term pleasure. Ask yourself a few simple questions: Would God be pleased with the choice you are making? Could this short term pleasure lead to sin? Now listen to your God given values and make the right choice.
Therefore let us move beyond the elementary teachings about Christ and be taken forward to maturity, not laying again the foundation of repentance from acts that lead to death, and of faith in God,