Did you know that Jesus wants us to be perfect? (Matthew 5:48). The apostle Paul, after explaining to the Corinthians that he was praying for their perfection (2 Corinthians 13:9), tells them to “aim for perfection” (2 Corinthians 13:11).
Is this mission impossible? What is the sense in pursuing something that we have no hope of achieving in our lifetime?
On Sunday, January 20, 2008, I delivered a message on this subject…Have a listen: