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(Matthew 5:48 NLT) But you are to be perfect, even as your Father in heaven is perfect. Really? I’m suppose to be perfect?
(Acts 8:6 NLT) Crowds listened intently to Philip because they were eager to hear his message and see the miraculous signs he did.
√ YET they watched Jesus talk with MOSES & ELIJAH. they also watched Jesus raise a girl from the dead
√ Peter: IMPULSIVE & EMOTIONAL, & DENIED Christ.
(John 18:10 NLT) Then Simon Peter, having a sword, drew it and struck the high priest’s servant, and cut off his right ear.
(John 18:26-27 NLT) One of the servants of the high priest, a relative of him whose ear Peter cut off, said, “Did I not see you in the garden with Him?” Peter then denied again; and immediately a rooster crowed.
√ YET Peter WALKED ON WATER, preached and 3000 PEOPLE GOT SAVED, & performed MIRACLES.
(Matthew 14:28) ….tell me to come to you, walking on the water.” (Acts 2:41 NLT) (Acts 3:7 NLT)
(Hebrews 10:10, 14, 17 NLT)
vs.10 For God’s will was for us to be made holy by the sacrifice of the body of Jesus Christ, once for all time.
vs.14 For by that one offering he forever made perfect those who are being made holy.
LOOK WHAT HAPPENS NEXT!
vs.17 Then he says, “I will never again remember their sins and lawless deeds.”
YOU ARE NOT PERFECT HE WAS PERFECTION FOR YOU
√ I don’t have to be PERFECT, HE WAS FOR ME!
√ I pursue PERFECTION in CHRIST!
(1 John 4:17-19 NLT) vs.17 And AS WE LIVE IN GOD, our love grows more perfect. So we will not be afraid on the day of judgment, but we can face him with confidence because we live like Jesus here in this world.
vs.18 Such love has no fear, because perfect love expels all fear. If we are afraid, it is for fear of punishment, and this shows that we have not fully experienced his perfect love.
vs.19 We love each other because he loved us first.