Emotional maturity is a key component to a successful Christian life. Being emotionally mature requires flexibility, which allows us to adapt to situations as they arise. Jesus Christ is our perfect example. When God’s original plan for mankind was spoiled by sin, He adapted to the situation by sending His Son in human form to restore things to the way they were intended to be. Paul was another example; he demonstrated maturity and adaptability in the midst of adversity and painful circumstances. Flexibility in God’s eyes involves yielding to Him and doing His will, not ours. A willingness to humble ourselves in this manner allows God to use us to do great things.