Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, even as unto babes in Christ.

As unto spiritual

Bible References

As unto spiritual

1 Corinthians 2:6
However, we do speak a wisdom among the mature, but not a wisdom of this age, or of the rulers of this age, who are coming to nothing.
Galatians 6:1
Brothers, if someone is caught in any wrongdoing, you who are spiritual should restore such a person with a gentle spirit, watching out for yourselves so you also won’t be tempted.

As unto carnal

1 Corinthians 3:3
because you are still fleshly. For since there is envy and strife among you, are you not fleshly and living like unbelievers?
1 Corinthians 2:14
But the unbeliever does not welcome what comes from God’s Spirit, because it is foolishness to him; he is not able to understand it since it is evaluated spiritually.
Matthew 16:23
But He turned and told Peter, “Get behind Me, Satan! You are an offense to Me because you’re not thinking about God’s concerns, but man’s.”
Romans 7:14
For we know that the law is spiritual, but I am made out of flesh, sold into sin’s power.

Babes

1 Corinthians 14:20
Brothers, don’t be childish in your thinking, but be infants in regard to evil and adult in your thinking.
Ephesians 4:13
until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of God’s Son, growing into a mature man with a stature measured by Christ’s fullness.
1 John 2:12
I am writing to you, little children,
because your sins have been forgiven
because of Jesus’ name.

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