And I, brethren, could not speak unto you as unto spiritual, but as unto carnal, as unto babes in Christ.
I fed you with milk, not with meat; for ye were not yet able (to bear it): nay, not even now are ye able;
as newborn babes, long for the spiritual milk which is without guile, that ye may grow thereby unto salvation;
Jesus answered and said unto him, Art thou the teacher of Israel, and understandest not these things?
This is he that was in the church in the wilderness with the angel that spake to him in the Mount Sinai, and with our fathers: who received living oracles to give unto us:
So we also, when we were children, were held in bondage under the rudiments of the world:
Wherefore leaving the doctrine of the first principles of Christ, let us press on unto perfection; not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,