Moving on to Maturity


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Therefore let us move beyond the elementary teachings about Christ and be taken forward to maturity, not laying again the foundation of repentance from acts that lead to death, and of faith in God, instruction about cleansing rites, the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment. And God permitting, we will do so.

Hebrews 6:1-3

For me, this little bit of text always brings me up short, for we see that the things we almost always talk about are the “elementary teachings,” the “milk” but not “solid food” of maturity at all! Let’s take a closer look:

…not laying again the foundation of repentance from acts that lead to death, and of faith in God…” This is something we need to see in a different way, for it isn’t maturity in Christ. What is this “foundation” for repentance from sins and faith in God?

Think…

It is the cross.  All of us take everything back to…

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