Spiritual Immaturity

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1 Corinthians 3:1

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

Hebrews 5:11-14

We have a great deal to say about this, and it’s difficult to explain, since you have become too lazy to understand. 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. Now everyone who lives on milk is inexperienced with the message about righteousness, because he is an infant. read more.
But solid food is for the mature—for those whose senses have been trained to distinguish between good and evil.

Galatians 4:2

Instead, he is under guardians and stewards until the time set by his father.

Galatians 4:3

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

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.

Proverbs 9:6

Leave inexperience behind, and you will live;
pursue the way of understanding.

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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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