Time To Start Eating Meat! | Has The Time Come For Believers To Grow Up & Start Searching For Themselves?

how-to-draw-a-baby-drinking-milkHebrews 5:11: concerning whom [Jesus/Yahshuah] we have much to say, and hard to explain, since you have become dull of hearing.

Hebrews 5:12: For indeed, although by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the first elements of the Words of Elohim [First elements are referencing Torah or the Oracles of God. All of theses things were studied daily and weekly in homes and synagogues during Yahshuah’s time]. And you have become such as those who need milk and not solid food.

Hebrews 5:13: For everyone partaking of milk is inexperienced in the word of righteousness [word of Torah], for he is a babe.

Hebrews 5:14: But solid food is for the mature [those who are experienced in the word of Torah] whose senses have been trained by practice [understanding and living righteousness] to discern both good and evil.

To understand this portion of scripture, we have to come to terms that the disciples and the apostles were well versed in the Torah [the first elements of God] and knew what Yahweh expected of them. There was no “New Testament” when they were fulfilling the great commission. They were keeping the feasts, gathering on Sabbath and reading Torah, and studying the Scriptures [Torah, Prophets, Writings] daily. When they were preaching, teaching, and spreading the good news of Yahshuah, they were coming up against gentile converts who were coming out of pagan upbringings and backgrounds. Unfortunately, a majority of these new converts were choosing to accept the salvation message of Yahshuah the high priest and atoner of sins, however, they were continuing to stay entrenched in their pagan practices. These converts were also neglecting to go to synagogue on Sabbath and learn the torah and the perfect law of Yahweh in order to understand and live in righteousness. This is why the writers of Hebrews felt compelled to say what they said at the end of Hebrews chapter 5. Jeremiah and Amos also mention this problem in the following passages:

Amos 2:4: Thus said יהוה, “For three transgressions of Yehuḏah, and for four, I do not turn it back, because they have rejected the Torah of יהוה, and did not guard His laws. And their lies after which their fathers walked lead them astray.

Jeremiah 16:19: O יהוה, my strength and my stronghold and my refuge, in the day of distress the gentiles shall come to You from the ends of the earth and say, “Our fathers have inherited only falsehood, futility, and there is no value in them.”

Jeremiah 10:2: Thus said יהוה, “Do not learn the way of the gentiles, and do not be awed by the signs of the heavens, for the gentiles are awed by them.

With that in mind, we have to examine the church today and come to terms with the fact that we are still up against the same battle. So many sheeple are going to church and turning to their church fathers which have inherited falsehood, futility, and things of no value for answers to the harder questions of the faith rather than searching the scriptures [entire bible, not just the new testament] on their own and submitting to the heart of Yahweh no matter who agrees or disagrees with them. Again this comes down to the heart of the searcher. If they are looking for loopholes so that they can maintain their comfortable way of life, circle of friends, church family, and comfortable lifestyle, they will find more than enough answers from the fathers of falsehood. It is our responsibility to search the scriptures, which are inspired by the Master יהוה [every jot and every tittle from beginning to end]. As I write this I cannot help but feel a sense of frustration because the things I am saying should be widely accepted by the followers of Messiah, however, it seems that so many Christians continue to drink milk in spite of the feast that Yahweh has put at the banquet table in the perfectness of His word. It is easy to understand the frustration of the writers of Hebrews. Now that we have built a solid foundation of what is expected, let me leave you with this final thought:

Studying in the word and understanding the word of Yahweh is a lot like learning how to cook. When we are babies we drink milk. After a period of time our mothers begin to wean us off of the milk and start feeding us solid food. Then a few years go by and mom starts making the peanut butter sandwiches with chips. Eventually mom and dad start to allow us to make our own peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and occasionally we are allowed to open a can of chili and heat it up in a pot on the stove. Our parents are doing something so profound, they are slowly teaching us to become independent and feed ourselves because they know that the day will come that they will not be there to cook a well balanced, nutritious meal for their children. Their children will need to learn to cook for themselves. Everyone knows that a diet of cold cereal and peanut butter sandwiches is not healthy and we need to eat a balanced diet. Although we are always welcome at our parent’s house for a home cooked meal, we are now responsible to cook our own meals and lead an independent life. Why then is it any different in our walk with Yahweh and our understanding of His scriptures? To many of us are going to church every week hoping to get a big helping of milk from the “man of God” who is now responsible for feeding the sheeple milk on a weekly basis. Although his/her intentions are pure [most of the time], Yahweh never intended His people to continue, “milking the breast of the sovereigns.”

Isaiah 60:16: “And you shall drink dry the milk of the gentiles, and shall milk the breast of sovereigns. And you shall know that I, יהוה, your Saviour and your Redeemer, am the Elohim of Ya‛aqoḇ.

It is time to start making some steak dinners my friends. It is time to find the answers for yourself in the scriptures of Yahweh and not try to find loopholes. We need to check our hearts and be willing to change no matter what the consequence.

II Chronicles 16:9: “For the eyes of יהוה diligently search throughout all the earth, to show Himself strong on behalf of those whose heart is perfect to Him.

Jeremiah 17:10: “I, יהוה, search the heart, I try the kidneys, and give every man according to his ways, according to the fruit of his deeds.

Jeremiah 29:13: ‘And you shall seek Me, and shall find Me, when you search for Me with all your heart.

Ecclesiastes 7:25: I have turned round, even my heart, to know and to search, and to seek out wisdom and a conclusion, to know the wrongness of folly, even of foolishness and madness.

Ecclesiastes 1:13: And I set my heart to seek and search out by wisdom concerning all that has been done under the heavens; this evil task Elohim has given to the sons of man, to be humbled by it.

Psalms 139:23: Search me, O Ěl, and know my heart; Try me, and know my thoughts;

Psalms 44:21: Would Elohim not search this out? For He knows the secrets of the heart.

IF WE SEEK, WE WILL FIND!

Deuteronomy 4:29: “But from there you shall seek יהוה your Elohim, and shall find, when you search for Him with all your heart and with all your being.

Jeremiah 29:13: ‘And you shall seek Me, and shall find Me, when you search for Me with all your heart.

Matthew 7:7: “Ask and it shall be given to you, seek and you shall find, knock and it shall be opened to you.

One final thought about FEAR. There are many who have a desire to search but they are afraid of being led astray or being deceived. This is a contradiction to the scriptures that were mentioned above. There is no way that the scriptures of Yahweh can deceive us especially when the Torah, The Prophets, and The Gospels all say, “if you seek you will find”. The biggest deception that the enemy has embedded in the hearts of believers is the fear of searching. We have not been given a spirit of fear. Fear is from the enemy and therefore the only thing that we need to be afraid of is the “falsehood, futility, and things of no value” that we have inherited from our fathers. Although there have been things hidden throughout the ages, Yahweh is opening the eyes of His people through his word. Do not be afraid, trust in Yahweh, search your heart, and change accordingly.

Shalom,

-The Berean

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3 thoughts on “Time To Start Eating Meat! | Has The Time Come For Believers To Grow Up & Start Searching For Themselves?

  1. Thanks for the link love!

  2. Sadly, I believe there are WAY too many Christians living on milk. There are so few people who spend enough time in Scripture to really understand its depths.

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