are babes spiritually. Others, having grown up, have different degrees
of spiritual maturity: 1John 2:13,14.
"...although in truth, you
are a child, a child of God...out of pure sublimity."....Bruno
3:1 "And I,
could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal,
even as unto babes in Christ."
3:3 tells us why one is a babe in Christ.
When there is
and divisions, there is no unity, one is carnal, at variance
toward things of his own good and any good he may have opportunity to do
Carnal is being too fleshly
minded, argumentative and not agreeable because one is arrogant,
too concerned over the physical, too selfish.
Many feverishly hold onto their opinions and some become downright stubbornly
Book of Hebrews tells us that when we should be teachers.(patient,
kind, understanding and helpful, some of the things of
have need to go back and be taught ourselves, like a baby needing milk,
who can't handle strong food without choking:.Hebrews
5:12 to 6:2 "For when for the time you ought to be teachers, you have
need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles
of God and are become such as have need of milk and not of strong meat.
For every one that uses milk is unskilful in the word of righteousness,
for he is a babe. But strong meat belongs to them that are of full age,
even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern
both good and evil. Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of
Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of
repentance from dead works and of faith toward God, of the doctrine of
baptisms and of laying on of hands and of resurrection of the dead and
of eternal judgment.
Some of us get choked on
what others say and react not as a patient person. We have a hard time
others who believe
differently in our Creator than we do:.Ecclesiastes
4:2,3,13 "Wherefore I praised the dead which are already dead, more
than the living which are yet alive. Yea, better is he than both they,
which has not yet been, who has not seen the evil work that is done under
the sun...Better is a poor and a wise child than an old and foolish king,
who will no more be admonished."
had the same problem.
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