Be Perfect In The Lord

God would not have asked us to be perfect if
He knew it is not attainable? God’s standard
is “Be perfect,” not “be sinless”. Perfection
here simply means maturity in Christ. It is
about striving to grow into the full stature of
Christ. Thus, it begins with accepting Jesus
as your Lord and Saviour. It is only in Christ
Jesus that you can be perfect.

Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly
Father is perfect. (Matthew 5:48 NIV)

A person, seeking to be perfect, will always
strive to mature in Christ. When he/she does
any wrong, he/she gives no excuse; rather
he/she confesses, apologises, repents and
moves on to do that which is right in the
sight of God.

Published by Dailybread

A writer and lover of God

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: