When it comes to your faith, are you an infant or a teacher?
The writer of Hebrews leaves no room for anything in-between:
We have much to say about this, but it is hard to make it clear to you because you no longer try to understand. In fact, though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you the elementary truths of God’s word all over again. You need milk, not solid food! Anyone who lives on milk, being still an infant, is not acquainted with the teaching about righteousness. But solid food is for the mature, who by constant use have trained themselves to distinguish good from evil… — Hebrews 5:11-14
In two messages, we will explore the simple lesson that underlies all spiritual growth, and it comes down to whether you are stuck on a bottle or ready to move to a fork.
All Messages in this Series
088-01 :: Bottle or Fork Part 01 :: Milk First
We Christians have allowed ourselves to get lazy. We have grown accustomed to waiting around for others to feed us when we should have moved on to feeding ourselves. In this series, we explore the differences between baby Christians and mature Christians. Speaker: Jeff Mikels :: Passage: Various
088-02 :: Bottle or Fork Part 02 :: From Milk to Meat
So what’s the difference between a bottle-fed believer and one who understands how to use a fork? We continue the metaphor with this week’s lesson. You’ll be surprised at what the Bible calls “meat”! Speaker: Jeff Mikels :: Passage: Various