Hebrews 5:8-14New International Reader's Version (NIRV)
8 Jesus was God’s Son. But by suffering he learned what it means to obey. 9 In this way he was made perfect. Eternal salvation comes from him. He saves all those who obey him. 10 God appointed him to be the high priest, just like Melchizedek.
A Warning Against Falling Away
11 We have a lot to say about this. But it is hard to make it clear to you. That’s because you are no longer trying to understand. 12 By this time you should be teachers. But in fact, you need someone to teach you all over again. You need even the simple truths of God’s word. You need milk, not solid food. 13 Anyone who lives on milk is still a baby. That person does not want to learn about living a godly life. 14 Solid food is for those who are grown up. They have trained themselves to tell the difference between good and evil. That shows they have grown up.
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