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Perfection In Doing
Samuel "Sam" Wyatt

Be ye perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect. (Matthew 5:48)  I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect. (Genesis 17:1)  Ye shall be holy unto me: for I the Lord am holy, and have severed you from other people, that ye should he mine.  (Leviticus 20:26)  Ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God's. (I Corinthians 6:20)  Ye are complete in him... (Colossians 2:10) …Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity. (Titus 2:14)  Be diligent that ye may be found of him in peace, without spot, and blameless. (II Peter 3:14)  Whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed. (James 1:25) 


It is definitely true that no man is perfect.  Then why is it that the Bible tells us to be perfect?  It has told us that our righteousness is as "filthy rags" before God.  It further let us know that all have sinned and therefore not holy.  So how can we obey this command?  The answer is as simple as that of the age old question, "Which came first: the chicken or the egg?" In John chapter one, the Bible reveals to us that God came down from glory, took upon himself a body of flesh and lived among men.  The life in which He lived He lived to show us what perfection is. I still hear His voice via the Scriptures ringing through the ages:  "I must be about my Father's business; I came that you might have life; not to destroy men's lives; but to seek and to save that which is lost; I came that you might have peace."  Luke tells us in Acts 10:38 that, "He went about doing good."  The greatest mysteries of the world sometimes have such a simple answer.  When it comes to "perfection" or the "chicken and the egg" the answer is the same, one single worded powerful answer, God.  God came first to make the chicken to make the egg, and God was the first man to become perfect to make other men perfect.  When Jesus lived on this earth, He did not sit around waiting on someone else to do what should be done, He did it.  He did not make an excuse that He was the greatest so I must be served, He served.  He did not forget what the Father told Him to do, He was a doer.  In all your getting, get understanding.  Understand that there is "Perfection In Doing" the will of God.  God's will is that we obey the gospel of His dear Son and put Him on in baptism.  Once we get in Jesus we then become perfect, and remain if we don't forget to maintain good works.  The Great God of Heaven has given us a chance at perfection.  What will you do?

May 6, 2012
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