Therefore let us leave the elementary doctrine of Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God, and of instruction about washings, the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment.
elementary doctrine of Christ
τὸν τῆς ἀρχῆς τοῦ Χριστοῦ λόγον
ton tēs archēs tou Christou logon
the – beginning about Christs word
The six fundamentals doctrines of Christ’s teaching:
- Repentance from dead works
- Faith toward God
- Instruction about washings
- The laying on of hands
- The resurrection of the dead
- Eternal Judgment
5547 Xristós (from 5548 /xríō, “anoint with olive oil”) – properly, “theAnointed One,” the Christ (Hebrew, “Messiah“).
3056 lógos (from 3004 /légō, “speaking to a conclusion”) – a word, being the expression of a thought; a saying. 3056 /lógos (“word”) is preeminently used of Christ (Jn 1:1), expressing the thoughts of the Father through the Spirit.
[3056 (lógos) is a common term (used 330 times in the NT) with regards to a person sharing a message (discourse, “communication-speech”). 3056(lógos) is a broad term meaning “reasoning expressed by words.”]