Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Brethren, be not children in understanding: howbeit in malice be ye children, but in understanding be men.
1 Corinthians 3:1
But I, brethren, could not address you as spiritual men, but as carnal men, as infants in Christ.
1 Corinthians 13:11
When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child; when I became a man, I put childish ways behind me.
For your obedience has become known to all, so I am full of joy over you; but I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil.
As a result, we are no longer to be children, tossed here and there by waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by the cunning of men, by their craftiness in deceitful scheming.
And this is my prayer, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment,
For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the first principles of God's word. You need milk, not solid food;
Therefore let us leave the elementary teachings about Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,
2 Peter 3:18
But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.
1 Corinthians 2:6
Yet we do speak a wisdom among the mature, a wisdom, however, not of this age nor of the rulers of this age, who are passing away.
Let those of us who are mature have this attitude; and if in anything you have a different attitude, God will reveal that also to you.
1 Corinthians 10:15
I speak as to sensible men; judge for yourselves what I say.