Living Water for Your Soul
Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
How can we be perfect? In this life we cannot be flawless, but we can aspire to be as much like Christ as possible, demonstrating moral perfection and sinless behavior. We can't achieve Christlike character and holy living all at once, but must grow toward wholeness. Our tendency to sin must never deter us from striving to be more like Christ. Christ calls all of his disciples to excel, to rise above mediocrity, and to mature in every area, becoming like him.
Let Christlikeness be your perfect goal.
Taken from the Life Application Study Bible copyright © 1998, 1996 by Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. All rights reserved.
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