Hebrews 5:11-14 - It's Time To Grow Up...Again

Our text this morning is found in Hebrews 5:11-14. It says,

About this we have much to say, and it is hard to explain, since you have become dull of hearing. For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the basic principles of the oracles of God. You need milk, not solid food, for everyone who lives on milk is unskilled in the word of righteousness, since he is a child. But solid food is for the mature, for those who have their powers of discernment trained by constant practice to distinguish good from evil.

John Owen was the pastor in London from 1667–1683. His aim was to promote growth in his congregation in righteousness and holiness. Sadly, although this was his aim he saw that these things were not improving.