Sunday Morning: August 19, 2001
Text: Hebrews 5:12 "For when for the time ye ought to be teachers, ye have need that one teach you (everything you know) again which be the first principles of the oracles of God; and are become such as have need of milk [teachers produce predigested food], and not of strong [solid] meat [food] (food you digest yourself)."
Ezekiel 20:6 "In the day that I lifted up mine hand unto them, to bring them forth of the land of Egypt into a land that I had espied for them, flowing with milk and honey, which is the glory of all lands:"
Hebrews 5:14 "But strong [solid] meat [food] belongeth to them that are of full age, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil."
Proverbs 30:33 "Surely the churning of milk bringeth forth butter, . ."
1 Samuel 14:27 "But Jonathan . . . put forth the end of the rod that was in his hand, and dipped it in an honeycomb, and put his hand to his mouth; and his eyes were enlightened."
Ephesians 1:18 "The eyes of your understanding [heart] being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,"
Hebrews 6:4 "For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Ghost,"
Isaiah 7:15 "Butter and honey shall he eat, that he may know to refuse the evil, and choose the good."
Hebrews 6:1-2 "Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God, 2. Of the doctrine of baptisms [washings], and of laying on of hands, and of resurrection of the dead, and of eternal [agelasting] judgment."
Ephesians 4:13 "Till we all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge [epignwsiv, knowledge upon knowledge] of the Son of God, unto a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ:"
Hebrews 9:9-11 "Which (earthly tabernacle) was a figure for the time then present, in which were offered both gifts and sacrifices, that could not make him that did the service perfect, as pertaining to the conscience; 10. Which stood only in meats and drinks, and divers washings, and carnal ordinances, imposed on them until the time of reformation. 11. But Christ being come an high priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this building;"
Hebrews 6:3 "And this will we do, if God permit."
Mark 4:11 "And he said unto them, Unto you it is given to know the mystery of the kingdom of God: but unto them that are without (the camp, unclean), all these things are done in parables:"
Hebrews 6:4-6 "For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Ghost, 5. And have tasted the good word of God, and the powers of the world [age, millennial kingdom age] to come,"
2 Peter 2:21-22 "For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness (the pearl of great price), than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them. 22. But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog is turned to his own vomit [predigested food] again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire (turning from the pearls)."
"If they shall fall away, to renew them again unto repentance; seeing
they crucify [again, present active plural masculine participle]
to themselves the Son of God (their high priest, Heb 4:14)
afresh, and put him to an open shame [they are put to
shame, present active plural masculine participle, crucifying their high
Hebrews 4:14 "Seeing then that we have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our profession."
Hebrews 10:29 "Of how much sorer punishment, suppose ye, shall he be thought worthy, who hath trodden under foot the Son of God, and hath counted the blood of the covenant, wherewith he was sanctified, an unholy thing, and hath done despite unto the Spirit of grace?"
Matthew 5:13 "Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men."
1 John 5:5 "Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth [present active] that Jesus is the Son of God?"
Hebrews 6:7-8 "For the earth which drinketh in the rain that cometh oft upon it, and bringeth forth herbs meet for them (those who mature) by whom it is dressed (tilled), receiveth blessing from God: 8. But that which beareth thorns and briers is rejected, and is nigh unto cursing; whose end is to be burned. 9. But, beloved, we are persuaded better things of you, and things that accompany salvation, though we thus speak."
Isaiah 55:10-11 "For as the rain cometh down, and the snow from heaven, and returneth not thither, but watereth the earth, and maketh it bring forth and bud, that it may give seed to the sower, and bread to the eater: 11. So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it."
Ephesians 1:3 "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ:"
Matthew 21:43 "Therefore say I unto you, The kingdom of God shall be taken from you, and given to a nation bringing forth the fruits thereof."
Colossians 1:10 "That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;"
Romans 6:21-22 "What fruit (thorns and briers)had ye then in those things whereof ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death [thanatos]. 22. But now being made free from [the] sin (of lawlessness), and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting [agelasting millennial] life."
John 15:5-6 "I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing. 6. If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned."
FRUIT OF THE VINE
Judges 9:13 "And the vine said unto them, Should I leave my wine, which cheereth God and man, and go to be promoted over the trees?"
John 15:8 "Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples."
John 15:16 "Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you."
Hebrews 6:9 "But, beloved, we are persuaded better things of you, and things that accompany salvation, though we thus speak."
1 John 5:5 "Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth [present active] that Jesus is the Son of God (the high priest of good things to come)?"
1 John 5:10 "He that believeth [present active] on the Son of God (the high priest of good things to come) hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar; because he believeth not the record that God gave of his Son."
Hebrews 5:5-6 "So also Christ glorified not himself to be made an high priest; but he that said unto him, Thou art my Son, to day have I begotten thee. 6. As he saith also in another place, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchisedec."
1 John 5:12-13 "He that hath [regardeth] the Son hath [regardeth] life; and he that hath [regardeth] not the Son of God (the high priest of good things to come) hath [regardeth] not life (in the kingdom age). 13. These things have I written unto you that believe [present active] on the name of the Son of God (the high priest of good things to come); that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe [present active] on the name of the Son of God (the high priest of good things to come)."