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Heb05b 2

  1. 1. Food For Spiritual Life Hebrews 5:11-end
  2. 2. The Growing Complexity in Hebrews
  3. 3. The Growing Complexity in Hebrews God qualified him as a perfect High Priest, and he became the source of eternal salvation for all those who obey him. And God designated him to be a High Priest in the order of Melchizedek. Hebrews 5:9-10
  4. 4. The Growing Complexity in Hebrews God qualified him as a perfect High Priest, and he became the source of eternal salvation for all those who obey him. And God designated him to be a High Priest in the order of Melchizedek. Hebrews 5:9-10
  5. 5. The Growing Complexity in Hebrews God qualified him as a perfect High Priest, and he became the source of eternal salvation for all those who obey him. And God designated him to be a High Priest in the order of Melchizedek . Hebrews 5:9-10
  6. 6. The Growing Complexity in Hebrews <ul><li>Last Week: the Question of Priests </li></ul><ul><li>This Week: Spiritually Dull! </li></ul>There is much more we would like to say about this, but it is difficult to explain, especially since you are spiritually dull and don’t seem to listen. Hebrews 5:11
  7. 7. The Growing Complexity in Hebrews <ul><li>Last Week: the Question of Priests </li></ul><ul><li>This Week: Spiritually Dull! </li></ul>There is much more we would like to say about this, but it is difficult to explain, especially since you are spiritually dull and don’t seem to listen . Hebrews 5:11
  8. 8. The Growing Complexity in Hebrews Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts, praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved. Acts 2:46-47
  9. 9. The Growing Complexity in Hebrews
  10. 10. The Growing Complexity in Hebrews <ul><li>Last Week: the Question of Priests </li></ul><ul><li>This Week: Spiritually Dull! </li></ul><ul><li>The Problem: Stagnation </li></ul>You are still like babies who need milk and cannot eat solid food. 5 :12b
  11. 11. From Stagnation to Death <ul><li>Grow Increasingly Dense… </li></ul>
  12. 12. From Stagnation to Death
  13. 13. From Stagnation to Death
  14. 14. The Problem With Infancy Connor at 1 day old.
  15. 15. The Problem With Infancy
  16. 16. The Problem With Infancy But solid food is for the mature, who because of practice have their senses trained to discern good and evil . Heb. 5:14
  17. 17. The Problem With Infancy “ an infant …doesn’t know how to do what is right.”
  18. 18. The Problem With Infancy “ babies…need milk and cannot eat solid food”
  19. 19. The Problem With Infancy “ you need someone to teach you again the basic things…”
  20. 20. God’s Solution to Infancy <ul><li>Grow Accustomed to the Word </li></ul>For everyone who partakes only of milk is not accustomed to the word of righteousness, for he is an infant. Hebrews 5:12-13
  21. 21. God’s Solution to Infancy 1 Thess. 5:27 I command you in the name of the Lord to read this letter to all the brothers and sisters.
  22. 22. God’s Solution to Infancy 1 Thess. 5:27 I command you in the name of the Lord to read this letter to all the brothers and sisters.
  23. 23. God’s Solution to Infancy Mat 13:12 To those who are open to my teaching, more understanding will be given, and they will have an abundance of knowledge. But to those who are not listening, even what they have will be taken away from them Separates the kids (hot air) from adults (substance) : “ For everyone who partakes only of milk is not accustomed to the word of righteousness, for he is an infant .” Heb. 5:13
  24. 24. God’s Solution to Infancy And I, brethren, could not speak to you as to spiritual men, but as to men of flesh, as to infants in Christ. I gave you milk to drink, not solid food; for you were not yet able to receive it. Indeed, even now you are not yet able, 1 Corinthians 3:1-2 (NASB)
  25. 25. God’s Solution to Infancy
  26. 26. God’s Solution to Infancy
  27. 27. God’s Solution to Infancy
  28. 28. God’s Solution to Infancy But solid food is for the mature, who because of practice have their senses trained to discern good and evil. Hebrews 5:14 (NASB)
  29. 29. God’s Solution to Infancy
  30. 30. God’s Solution to Infancy “ an infant …doesn’t know how to do what is right.” OR: an infant WON’T do what is right.
  31. 31. God’s Solution to Infancy For though by this time you ought to be teachers… Hebrews 5:12
  32. 32. God’s Solution to Infancy For though by this time you ought to be teachers… Hebrews 5:12
  33. 33. God’s Solution to Infancy
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