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13 Bible Verses about Spiritual Immaturity

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1 Corinthians 3:1

Brothers, I couldn't talk to you as spiritual people but as worldly people, as mere infants in the Messiah.

Hebrews 5:11-14

We have much to say about this, but it is difficult to explain because you have become too lazy to understand. In fact, though by now you should be teachers, you still need someone to teach you the basic truths of God's word. You have become people who need milk instead of solid food. For everyone who lives on milk is still a baby and does not yet know the difference between right and wrong. read more.
But solid food is for mature people, whose minds are trained by practice to distinguish good from evil.

Galatians 4:2

Instead, he is placed under the care of guardians and servant managers until the time set by the father.

Galatians 4:3

It was the same way with us. While we were children, we were slaves to the basic principles of the world.

Hebrews 5:12

In fact, though by now you should be teachers, you still need someone to teach you the basic truths of God's word. You have become people who need milk instead of solid food.

Proverbs 9:6

Leave your naive ways, and live. Walk in the path of understanding."

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spiritual Immaturity » Inability to receive strong doctrine

1 Corinthians 3:1-2

Brothers, I couldn't talk to you as spiritual people but as worldly people, as mere infants in the Messiah. I gave you milk to drink, not solid food, because you weren't ready for it. And you're still not ready!

spiritual Immaturity » Necessity for tutelage

Galatians 4:3

It was the same way with us. While we were children, we were slaves to the basic principles of the world.

Galatians 4:1-2

Now what I am saying is this: As long as an heir is a child, he is no better off than a slave, even though he owns everything. Instead, he is placed under the care of guardians and servant managers until the time set by the father.

spiritual Immaturity » Continuance in the primary department

Hebrews 5:12

In fact, though by now you should be teachers, you still need someone to teach you the basic truths of God's word. You have become people who need milk instead of solid food.

spiritual Immaturity » Instability of faith

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