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
And as for myself, brethren, I found it impossible to speak to you as spiritual men. It had to be as to worldlings--mere babes in Christ.
1 Corinthians 13:11
When I was a child, I talked like a child, felt like a child, reasoned like a child: when I became a man, I put from me childish ways.
Your fidelity to the truth is everywhere known. I rejoice over you, therefore, but I wish you to be wise as to what is good, and simple-minded as to what is evil.
So we shall no longer be babes nor shall we resemble mariners tossed on the waves and carried about with every changing wind of doctrine according to men's cleverness and unscrupulous cunning, making use of every shifting device to mislead.
And it is my prayer that your love may be more and more accompanied by clear knowledge and keen perception, for testing things that differ,
For although, considering the long time you have been believers, you ought now to be teachers of others, you really need some one to teach you over again the very rudiments of the truths of God, and you have come to require milk instead of solid food.
Therefore leaving elementary instruction about the Christ, let us advance to mature manhood and not be continually re-laying a foundation of repentance from lifeless works and of faith in God,
2 Peter 3:18
But be always growing in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To Him be all glory, both now and to the day of Eternity!
1 Corinthians 2:6
Yet when we are among mature believers we do speak words of wisdom; a wisdom not belonging, however, to the present age nor to the leaders of the present age who are soon to pass away.
Therefore let all of us who are mature believers cherish these thoughts; and if in any respect you think differently, that also God will make clear to you.
1 Corinthians 10:15
I speak as to men of sense: judge for yourselves of what I say.