1 Peter 2:2 says As newborn babes desire the sincere milk of the word that ye may grow thereby: So what does it mean to desire the sincere milk of the word? It means to grasp what Jesus did for us on the cross of Calvary (The finished work of cross). To understand what being righteous in Christ means. To understand that you are forgiven past, present and future. To understand that the most important knowledge you can gain is the knowledge of Jesus Christ. To know Him is to have grace and peace multiply to you. To understand you have been saved by His grace through faith. To understand you are not under the Law but under Grace. And that Grace is a person and His name IS Jesus Christ. There is more I can share about the milk of the Word. I will as we progress. But this is enough to get you started in the milk of the Word. So this is a babe in Christ diet! To know and understand these things so that the babe can grow and get ready for some meat.

1 Corinthians 3:1,2 says And I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, even as unto babes in Christ. I have fed you with milk and not with meat: for hitherto ye were not able to bear it, neither yet now are ye able. So Paul is saying that come on people you should be further along then you are. You should be eating meat, however I can’t give it to you because you still haven’t grasp the milk I have given you. Because your growth is stunted, you are acting like babes, when you should be mature.

Hebrews 5:13,14 says For every one that uses milk is unskillful in the word of righteousness: for he is a babe, But strong meat belongs to them that are full age, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil. That pretty much says it all. So a mature saint is skillful in the word of righteousness and a babe (immature) is not. Strong meat is for the mature.

So my question is which one are you? Get off of milk. Settle in your mind the finished work of the Cross. Settle in your mind that you are FORGIVEN.  Accept the fact that you are not under the law anymore, but understand the new covenant for starter. Then you get ready for the meat. It is a wonderful journey if you let youself enjoy the ride!

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