20 Bible Verses about Spiritual Malnutrition
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And I, brethren, was not able to speak to you as spiritual, but as carnal, as babes in Christ. I have given you milk to drink, and not food; for ye were not able, but neither now are ye yet able. For yet are ye carnal: for wherefore envy in you, and strife, and divisions, are ye not carnal, and walk according to man?
Foods for the belly, and the belly for foods: and God will also leave unemployed this and them. And the body not for fornication, but for the Lord; and the Lord for the body.
Whose end destruction, whose God the belly, and their glory in shame, having in mind earthly things.)
And he having answered, said, It has been written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word going forth through the mouth of God.
It is the spirit making alive; the flesh profits nothing: the words which I speak to you are spirit, and are life.
And he was as a tree planted by the streams of water which will give its fruit in its time; his leaf shall not fall away, and all which he shall do shall be prospered.
For such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by specious language and praise completely deceive the hearts of the innocent.
And by covetousness with feigned words shall trade in you: to whom judgment since a long while is not inactive, and their perdition sleeps not.
For they being according to the flesh mind things of the flesh; and they according to the Spirit the things of the Spirit. For the thought of the flesh, death; and the thought of the Spirit, life and peace. Wherefore the thought of the flesh enmity to God: for it is not subject to the law of God, for it cannot be.
And also were there false prophets among the people, as also among you shall be false teachers, who shall privately bring in doctrines of perdition, and denying the master having purchased them, having brought upon themselves swift destruction.
From men of thy hand, O Jehovah, from men of this world their portion in life, and thou wilt fill their belly with thy hidden things: they will be filled with sons, they left the remaining things to their children.
To the overseer instruction to David: In the coming of Doeg the Edomite to Saul, and he will say to him, David came to the house of Ahimelech. Why wilt thou boast in evil, thou strong one? the mercy of God is all the day.
Thus said Jehovah for the prophets causing my people to wander, and biting with their teeth, and they called, Peace; and who will not give upon their mouth and they consecrated war against him:
Her heads will judge for a gift, and her priests will teach for hire, and her prophets will divine for silver: and they will lean upon Jehovah, saying, Is not Jehovah in the midst of us? he will not bring evil upon us.