God decrees “Be Perfect!” to the New Covenant Seed of Abraham in Christ, now the question from our perspective is whether or not we choose to believe and move out on this.
Matthew 5:48 Therefore you shall be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect.
The Holy Spirit’s Work
This is a sovereign work of the Holy Spirit and He is the one who comes to execute God’s will in our lives. This work is so intricate that you cannot really put it into words – how He’s restoring us in this world back to a full relationship with The Lord Jesus Christ.
We are aware that He comes to teach us lead us guide us but He has also come as our deliverer, the potter molding this human clay to bring us back to a walk of faith that is pleasing to God.
Without the Holy Spirit to blindfold us to the world and open our eyes to the Bridegroom this cannot and will not be achieved; but rather you will raise your hands in despair and say “this is impossible”.
The Holy Spirit is to work with us in us and through us so that we are totally dependent on Him.
“You shall be perfect”
This is an authoritative confession of Jesus over all His disciples, in other words God decrees “Be Perfect!” to the New Covenant Seed of Abraham in Christ, now the question from our perspective is whether or not we choose to believe and move out on this.
Our response of faith (to the revealed Word) is to set our lives apart to God moment by moment, to perfectly consecrate ourselves to Him who is our daily perfection by the Holy Spirit.
Perfection of character comes through the open door of the baptism of the Holy Spirit which opens the way for the disciple to go as deep and as far as he/she wants in the Lord Jesus Christ. This is the preparation of the bride … …
1 John 3:9 Whoever has been born of God does not sin, for His seed remains in him; and he cannot sin, because he has been born of God.
2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ,he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new … 21 For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.
1 Peter 4:1 Therefore, since Christ suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves also with the same mind, for he who has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin,
Romans 6:22 But now having been set free from sin, and having become slaves of God, you have your fruit to holiness, and the end, everlasting life.
2 Timothy 3:16-17 All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, 17 that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work.
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