Memorable Scripture: Milk & Meat

Hebrews 5:12-14 For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the first principles of the oracles of God; and you have come to need milk and not solid food. For everyone who partakes only of milk is unskilled in the word of righteousness, for he is a babe. But solid food belongs to those who are of full age, that is, those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.

Watching my daughter help teach her 8-year-old son how to spell is an experience.
He does pretty well at sounding out new words but English doesn’t always play fair with its grammatical rules.
He’ll eventually get it and, someday, may teach his own child.
Of course, he doesn’t have to wait until he is an adult. If he became proficient at it, he could probably help other classmates, even as a student.
If he loves it enough he could continue to study and perhaps become an English teacher or something.
Right now he’s learning the milk of spelling and as the years go by he will learn the meat.

As a Christian, you are a student of the Bible.
Some things are easy to understand (the milk of the word) and others are more difficult (the meat of the word).
Pastors, Sunday school teachers, evangelists, Bible teachers, and authors all help you understand both.
Now, can you help someone else understand the scripture?
Can you give the milk of the word to new convert and discuss the meat of the word with the mature?
I hope you can answer YES!

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