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9 Bible Verses about Babies Used As A Spiritual Image
Most Relevant Verses
Brothers, I was not able to speak to you as spiritual people but as people of the flesh, as babies in Christ. I gave you milk to drink, not solid food, because you were not yet ready for it. In fact, you are still not ready,
Like newborn infants, desire the pure spiritual milk, so that you may grow by it for your salvation,
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 preparedpraise
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.
an instructor of the ignorant, a teacher of the immature, having the full expression of knowledge and truth in the law—
Brothers, don’t be childish in your thinking, but be infants in regard to 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.
Now everyone who lives on milk is inexperienced with the message about righteousness, because he is an infant. But solid food is for the mature—for those whose senses have been trained to distinguish between good and evil.
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