Babies, Figurative Use
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an instructor of the ignorant, a teacher of the immature, having in the law the full expression of knowledge and truth-
Like newborn infants, desire the unadulterated spiritual milk, so that you may grow by it in [your] salvation,
Brothers, I was not able to speak to you as spiritual people but as people of the flesh, as babies in Christ. I fed you milk, not solid food, because you were not yet able to receive it. In fact, you are still not able,
Because of Your adversaries, You have established a stronghold from the mouths of children and nursing infants, to silence the enemy and the avenger.
and said to Him, "Do You hear what these [children] are saying?" "Yes," Jesus told them. "Have you never read: You have prepared praise from the mouths of children and nursing infants "?
At that time Jesus said, "I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because You have hidden these things from the wise and learned and revealed them to infants.
Brothers, don't be childish in your thinking, but be infants in evil and adult in your thinking.
Then we will no longer be little children, tossed by the waves and blown around by every wind of teaching, by human cunning with cleverness in the techniques of deceit.
- Figurative (25 instances)
- Babies Used As A Spiritual Image
- Change And Growth
- Children And The Kingdom
- Children, attitudes towards
- God's Things Concealed