I gave you milk to drink, not solid food; for you were not yet able to receive it. Indeed, even now you are not yet able, so we read in 1 Corinthians 3:2.
Have you ever wondered if you are still drinking milk in your spiritual walk—or are you ready for, and receiving, solid food? There are a number of signs that indicate our spiritual immaturity but what are the steps we take towards spiritual maturity? How do we know that we have progressed enough in our journey towards eternity so that we may move from milk to solid food?
Although presented in a linear fashion, it is best to consider these ideas in more of a overlapping way where we might take a few steps forward, another back, a few to the side now and again!
Cheryl Dickow is the president of Bezalel Books and is the author of Elizabeth: A Holy Land Pilgrimage and Our Jewish Roots. Cheryl lives in the beautiful state of Michigan with her husband of 27 years and her three grown sons. Her works appears on a number of faith-based sites and has been published in a variety of magazines and papers.