Bible Text: Hebrews 5-6 | Preacher: Steve Damron | How to avoid maturity
Drifting from the Word (Hebrews 2:1-3)
Doubting the Word (Hebrews 3:7-4:13)
Dullness to the Word (Hebrews 5:11-14)
How to gain maturity
Learn to listen (Hebrews 5:11)
Learn to share (Hebrews 5:12)
Learn of Christ's heavenly ministry (Hebrews 5:12-13)
Learn to exercise (Hebrews 5:14; 1 Timothy 4:5-6)
How to maintain maturity
Let’s first address the problem in this passage.
This passage is not teaching that we can lose our salvation.
Problem 1: A professor vs. a possessor, Nowhere does the Bible teach one cannot be saved
Problem 2: Once you've lost it you can't get it back anyway.
Other texts that clarify:
John 5:24; John 10:14; Romans 8:28-39; 1 John 5:13
This passage is speaking to the saved
Become fruitful (Hebrews 6:7-10)
Stay diligent (Hebrews 6:11-12)
Rest on God’s promises (Hebrews 6:13-17)