Babies Used As A Spiritual Image
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And I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, even as unto babes in Christ. I have fed you with milk, and not with solid food: for until now you were not able to bear it, neither yet now are you able.
As newborn babes, desire the pure milk of the word, that you may grow thereby:
Out of the mouth of babes and infants have you ordained strength because of your enemies, that you might still the enemy and the avenger.
And said unto him, Do you hear what these say? And Jesus said unto them, Yea; have you never read, Out of the mouth of babes and infants you have perfected praise?
At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hid these things from the wise and prudent, and have revealed them unto babes.
An instructor of the foolish, a teacher of babes, who has the form of knowledge and of the truth in the law.
Brethren, be not children in understanding: but in malice be children, but in understanding be men.
That we from now on be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, by which they lie in wait to deceive;
For every one that uses milk is unskillful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe. But solid food belongs to them that are of full age, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.
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