Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
As newborn babes, desire the sincere milk of the word, that ye may grow thereby:
1 Peter 1:23
You have been born anew, not from perishable but from imperishable seed, through the living and enduring word of God.
and said, "I tell you the truth, unless you turn around and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven!
I tell you the truth, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child will never enter it."
Therefore we have been buried with him through baptism into death, in order that just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we too may live a new life.
1 Corinthians 3:1
So, brothers and sisters, I could not speak to you as spiritual people, but instead as people of the flesh, as infants in Christ.
1 Corinthians 14:20
Brothers and sisters, do not be children in your thinking. Instead, be infants in evil, but in your thinking be mature.
The law of the Lord is perfect and preserves one's life. The rules set down by the Lord are reliable and impart wisdom to the inexperienced.
1 Corinthians 3:2
I fed you milk, not solid food, for you were not yet ready. In fact, you are still not ready,
For though you should in fact be teachers by this time, you need someone to teach you the beginning elements of God's utterances. You have gone back to needing milk, not solid food.
2 Samuel 23:5
My dynasty is approved by God, for he has made a perpetual covenant with me, arranged in all its particulars and secured. He always delivers me, and brings all I desire to fruition.
But the righteous man holds to his way, and the one with clean hands grows stronger.
But the path of the righteous is like the bright morning light, growing brighter and brighter until full day.
So let us acknowledge him! Let us seek to acknowledge the Lord! He will come to our rescue as certainly as the appearance of the dawn, as certainly as the winter rain comes, as certainly as the spring rain that waters the land."
I will be like the dew to Israel; he will blossom like a lily, he will send down his roots like a cedar of Lebanon.
But for you who respect my name, the sun of vindication will rise with healing wings, and you will skip about like calves released from the stall.
In him the whole building, being joined together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord,
But practicing the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into Christ, who is the head.
2 Thessalonians 1:3
We ought to thank God always for you, brothers and sisters, and rightly so, because your faith flourishes more and more and the love of each one of you all for one another is ever greater.
2 Peter 3:18
But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the honor both now and on that eternal day.
They will never follow a stranger, but will run away from him, because they do not recognize the stranger's voice."