Why aspiring for perfection matters

In many ways, ambition can be spiritually crippling because it leads us to destroy whoever gets in our way. Yet, the spiritual principle of aspiring for that which is better is certainly admirable.

Anyone who endeavors to succeed in any field can do so by studying the best. We should always strive to move upward, never being satisfied. Continue reading “Why aspiring for perfection matters”

Be Perfect

“So then, be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.”
Matthew 5:48 NET

Nobody’s perfect. You’ll hear this cliché on the lips of saints and sinners, excuse-makers and mature disciples.
Our modern definition of perfect is to be without sin. And by that the phrase, “Nobody’s perfect” is correct, even though the use of it often seeks to get people off the hook and excuse sin. Continue reading “Be Perfect”