“Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.” (Matthew 5:48)
These words of Jesus are so important. They set the standard for being acceptable to Heavenly Father.
Jesus’ words can easily cause people to despair when they come to the realization that the standard to be acceptable before God is to be perfect. This means to be without sin. Unfortunately, many people don’t take Jesus’ words as seriously as they should. There are severe eternal consequences for those who do not meet God’s standards.
Not only that, but Jesus calls on us to be perfect right now. Not years. Not centuries. But right now.
The good news from the Bible is that God has provided an answer. Those who are perfect in Christ will avoid the consequences of imperfection and will spend a wonderful eternity living with Heavenly Father. Through Jesus’ perfection, we can be worthy in God’s sight. That is the relief that Jesus desires for each of us.
We want you to know this eternal truth. We desire for you to receive this knowledge. You can have total peace, complete assurance, and perfect joy by being perfect in Christ. Right now.
We know that Jesus’ words are important. He now asks us to take him at his word. We invite you to read the answers to these five important questions on how we can meet God’s standards and be perfect.
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