And I, brothers, was not able to speak to you as to spiritual [people], but as to fleshly [people], as to infants in Christ.
But the natural man does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him, and he is not able to understand [them], because they are spiritually discerned.
Now we do speak wisdom among the mature, but wisdom not of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are perishing,
Brothers, do not become children in [your] understanding, but with respect to wickedness be as a child, and in [your] understanding be mature.
Brothers, even if a person is caught in some trespass, you [who are] spiritual restore such a person in a spirit of humility, looking out for yourself, lest you also be tempted.
until we all reach the unity of the faith and the knowledge of the Son of God, to a mature man, to a measure of the maturity of the fullness of Christ,
For everyone who partakes of milk [is] unacquainted with the message of righteousness, because he is an infant.
But he turned around [and] said to Peter, "Get behind me, Satan! You are a cause for stumbling to me, because you are not intent on the things of God, but the things of people!"
for you are still fleshly. For where [there is] jealousy and strife among you, are you not fleshly, and do you not live like [unregenerate] people?