Saturday, October 6, 2018

We CAN reach Perfection, but not yours...

Let God define what perfection is.

 "But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law." 
Galatians 5:22-23



Photo my Phillip Cordts


"Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect." 
Matthew 5:48

Before knowing Christ, I tried in vain to reach perfection.  Now that I know Christ, He encourages me to reach perfection.  At first this confused me because I didn't know how, but the key is with God ALL THINGS ARE POSSIBLE!  Therefore, let God define what perfection is!

When I try to define perfection for myself, I think of striving, working (which isn't bad in and of itself..) comparing, competition, being "the best" in comparison to others, which never wins, and leaves us quite empty, tired, and alone.  But the perfection that God is defining through Christ has to have it's definition come from Him, and must have the main ingredients of "humble" and love.  There is no law against love and the other fruits of the Spirit, because in them is perfection.  "But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law." Galatians 5:22-23

I want to encourage you to walk in perfection.  Strive for perfection, but strive in the perfection that God defines.   Perfection is humility, peace, patience and love and let those things define your perfection today.   You will as you walk with Him today.  :)

God bless you





If you'd like to accept Jesus into your life today, pray this simple prayer of God's love and grace today: Lord Jesus, I thank you for dying for all my sin; now Lord I invite you into my heart. Come and be my everything today and forever. Forgive my sin as I make You and you alone Lord in my life. Amen. Now read the book of God's love in the Bible: The book of John chapters 1-21. God promises He will guide your life. Pray and ask God to bring the right people into your life. God will guide you to the right church full of people who love His words in the Bible. Our God is so faithful. God bless you today.

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