What does the Bible say About Christian
Be ye therefore perfect, even as your
Father which is in heaven is perfect.
The disciple is not above his master: but every one that is perfect shall be as
(12) For the
perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the
body of Christ:
(13) Till we
all come in the unity of the faith, and of the knowledge of the Son of God, unto
a perfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ:
(14) That we
henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every
wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they
lie in wait to deceive;
speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the
head, even Christ:
2 Cor 13:9-11
For we are glad, when we are weak, and ye are strong: and this also we wish,
even your perfection.
Therefore I write these things being absent, lest being present I should use
sharpness, according to the power which the Lord hath given me to edification,
and not to destruction.
Finally, brethren, farewell. Be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind,
live in peace; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.
leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection;
not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith
(2) Of the
doctrine of baptisms, and of laying on of hands, and of resurrection of the
dead, and of eternal judgment.
In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing
uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity,
Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he
that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of
Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well
in all things; not answering again;
Not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the
doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.
1 John 2:4-7
He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and
the truth is not in him.
But whoso keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected: hereby
know we that we are in him.
He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he
Brethren, I write no new commandment unto you, but an old commandment which ye
had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word which ye have heard
from the beginning.
Be watchful, and strengthen the things
which remain, that are ready to die: for I have not found thy works perfect