Hebrews 6:1-8 CEB

Let’s press on to maturity

1 So let's press on to maturity, by moving on from the basics about Christ's word. Let's not lay a foundation of turning away from dead works, of faith in God,

References for Hebrews 6:1

      2 of teaching about ritual ways to wash with water, laying on of hands, the resurrection from the dead, and eternal judgment—all over again.
      3 We're going to press on, if God allows it.
      4 Because it's impossible to restore people to changed hearts and lives who turn away once they have seen the light, tasted the heavenly gift, become partners with the Holy Spirit,
      5 and tasted God's good word and the powers of the coming age.
      6 They are crucifying God's Son all over again and exposing him to public shame.
      7 The ground receives a blessing from God when it drinks up the rain that regularly comes and falls on it and yields a useful crop for those people for whom it is being farmed.
      8 But if it produces thorns and thistles, it's useless and close to being cursed. It ends up being burned.