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13 Bible Verses about Spiritual Immaturity

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1 Corinthians 3:1

And I, brothers, was not able to speak to you as to spiritual [people], but as to fleshly [people], as to infants in Christ.

Hebrews 5:11-14

Concerning this {we have much to say and it is difficult to explain}, since you have become sluggish in hearing. For indeed, [although you] ought to be teachers {by this time}, you have need of someone to teach you again the beginning elements of the oracles of God, and {you have need of} milk, not solid food. For everyone who partakes of milk [is] unacquainted with the message of righteousness, because he is an infant.read more.
But solid food is for the mature, who because of practice have trained their faculties for the distinguishing of both good and evil.

Galatians 4:2

but he is under guardians and managers until the time set by [his] father.

Hebrews 5:12

For indeed, [although you] ought to be teachers {by this time}, you have need of someone to teach you again the beginning elements of the oracles of God, and {you have need of} milk, not solid food.

Proverbs 9:6

Lay aside simplicity and live; walk in the way of understanding."

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spiritual Immaturity » Inability to receive strong doctrine

1 Corinthians 3:1-2

And I, brothers, was not able to speak to you as to spiritual [people], but as to fleshly [people], as to infants in Christ. I gave you milk to drink, not solid food, for you were not yet able [to eat it]. But now you are still not able,

spiritual Immaturity » Necessity for tutelage

Galatians 4:1-2

Now I say, for as long a time [as] the heir is a child, [he is] no different from a slave, [although he] is master of everything, but he is under guardians and managers until the time set by [his] father.

spiritual Immaturity » Continuance in the primary department

Hebrews 5:12

For indeed, [although you] ought to be teachers {by this time}, you have need of someone to teach you again the beginning elements of the oracles of God, and {you have need of} milk, not solid food.

spiritual Immaturity » Instability of faith