“Therefore leaving the elementary teaching about the Christ, let us press on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God” (Hebrews 6:1).
The foundational truths of our faith are of absolute necessity; offering us a sense of rootedness. That the author of Hebrews states that we must leave behind these basic tenets doesn’t mean they are to be abandoned or forsaken. A skyscraper has a foundation but it must leave the foundation to become a superstructure. A tree must have roots but it must leave its roots to become a great shade tree. As believers we can’t be just foundations and roots. We must leave out from them if we are to grow up into the greater thing that the foundation has been designed to support.