48 oYou therefore must be pperfect, qas your heavenly Father is perfect.
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Jesus said to him, “If you would be perfect, go, sell what you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me.”
1 Corinthians 2:6
Yet among the mature we do impart wisdom, although it is not a wisdom of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are doomed to pass away.
Let those of us who are mature think this way, and if in anything you think otherwise, God will reveal that also to you.
Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ.
Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, greets you, always struggling on your behalf in his prayers, that you may stand mature and fully assured in all the will of God.
And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
For we all stumble in many ways. And if anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle his whole body.
When Abram was ninety-nine years old the LORD appeared to Abram and said to him, “I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be blameless,
“Speak to all the congregation of the people of Israel and say to them, You shall be holy, for I the LORD your God am holy.
1 Peter 1:15
but as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct,
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