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14 Bible Verses about Immaturity

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2 Samuel 15:1-4

After this, Absalom got himself a chariot, horses, and 50 men to run before him. He would get up early and stand beside the road leading to the city gate. Whenever anyone had a grievance to bring before the king for settlement, Absalom called out to him and asked, “What city are you from?” If he replied, “Your servant is from one of the tribes of Israel,” Absalom said to him, “Look, your claims are good and right, but the king does not have anyone to listen to you.” read more.
He added, “If only someone would appoint me judge in the land. Then anyone who had a grievance or dispute could come to me, and I would make sure he received justice.”

1 Kings 12:8

But he rejected the advice of the elders who had advised him and consulted with the young men who had grown up with him and served him.

1 Kings 12:13-14

Then the king answered the people harshly. He rejected the advice the elders had given him and spoke to them according to the young men’s advice: “My father made your yoke heavy, but I will add to your yoke; my father disciplined you with whips, but I will discipline you with barbed whips.”

2 Kings 2:23

From there Elisha went up to Bethel. As he was walking up the path, some small boys came out of the city and harassed him, chanting, “Go up, baldy! Go up, baldy!”

2 Chronicles 13:7

Then worthless and wicked men gathered around him to resist Rehoboam son of Solomon when Rehoboam was young, inexperienced, and unable to assert himself against them.

Deuteronomy 1:39

Your little children, whom you said would be plunder, your sons who don’t know good from evil, will enter there. I will give them the land, and they will take possession of it.

Proverbs 1:4

for teaching shrewdness to the inexperienced,
knowledge and discretion to a young man—

Jonah 4:11

Should I not care about the great city of Nineveh, which has more than 120,000 people who cannot distinguish between their right and their left, as well as many animals?”

Titus 2:6

In the same way, encourage the young men to be self-controlled

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Immaturity » Who is immature

1 Corinthians 3:1-3

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 you are still fleshly. For since there is envy and strife among you, are you not fleshly and living like ordinary people?

Hebrews 5:11-13

We have a great deal to say about this, and it's difficult to explain, since you have become slow to understand. For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the basic principles of God's revelation. You need milk, not solid food. Now everyone who lives on milk is inexperienced with the message about righteousness, because he is an infant.

Immaturity » The time when you are immature

1 Corinthians 13:11-12

When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put aside childish things. For now we see indistinctly, as in a mirror, but then face to face. Now I know in part, but then I will know fully, as I am fully known.

Spiritual » Immaturity » Inability to receive strong doctrine

1 Corinthians 3:1-2

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,

Spiritual » Immaturity » Necessity for tutelage

Galatians 4:3

In the same way we also, when we were children, were in slavery under the elemental forces of the world.

Galatians 4:1-2

Now I say that as long as the heir is a child, he differs in no way from a slave, though he is the owner of everything. Instead, he is under guardians and stewards until the time set by his father.

Spiritual » Immaturity » Continuance in the primary department

Hebrews 5:12

Although by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you the basic principles of God’s revelation again. You need milk, not solid food.

Spiritual » Immaturity » Instability of faith

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Brothers, I was not able to speak to you as spiritual people but as people of the flesh, as babies in Christ.

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