Introduction (PART 1)
Hebrews 6:1 Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection; not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God, 6:2 Of the doctrine of baptisms, and of laying on of hands, and of resurrection of the dead, and of eternal judgment. Hebrews 6:3 God helping us, we’ll stay true to all that. But there’s so much more. Let’s get on with it!
Christianity belief includes, repentance, faith, baptisms, laying on of hands, resurrection and final judgment, but Christianity involves more than mere acceptance of certain truths. If people do not progress beyond these basic beliefs, their Christian profession may soon be in danger. When persecution makes it uncomfortable for them to be known as Christians, they might give in. We have here the apostle’s advice to the Hebrews–that they would grow up from a state of childhood to the fullness of the stature of the new man in Christ, Christians must leave the principles of the doctrine of Christ.
How must they leave them? They must not lose them, they must not despise them, they must not forget them. They must lay them up in their hearts, and lay them as the foundation of all their profession and expectation; but they must not rest and stay in them, they must not be always laying the foundation, they must go on, and build upon it. There must be a superstructure; for the foundation is laid on purpose to support the building.
Many christians don’t even understand this foundational truths, We shall discuss The Fundamental Doctrines of Christ in this series.