Posts Tagged ‘ Perfection ’

VerseD: Ephesians 5:1

Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children.

Ephesians 5:1, ESV

We want to do our own thing, but we are called to perfection. Only by pursuing and imitating Christ can we get over ourselves and act like God’s children.

VerseD: Ephesians 6:11

Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.

Ephesians 6:11, ESV

We may not be perfect nor able to attain perfection on our own, but clothing ourselves in Christ clothes us in His perfection and empowers us to combat the evils of this world and their god.

VerseD: 2 Peter 1:3

His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us to his own glory and excellence

2 Peter 1:3, ESV

God expects perfection. Thankfully, He has sent the Holy Spirit to fill in all of the many places we fall short as He clothes us in His Son, the only Perfect One.

VerseD: Philippians 1:6

And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.

Philippians 1:6, ESV

Our salvation and sanctification is a done deal, but we also await the final perfection that comes in eternity, at Christ’s return.