The Missing Cross to Purity

Perfection, Holiness, Purity

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(This web site's purpose is to show how to become free from sin by receiving grace through the cross).

We must be perfect as our heavenly Father is perfect, Mat 5:48.
We must be merciful as He is merciful, Luke 6:36.
We must become pure as He is pure. 1 John 3:2-3.
But as he who has called you is holy, so you be holy in all manner of conduct, 1 Pet 1:15.
We must practice righteousness, even as He is righteous. 1 John 3:7
So that we walk as he walked, 1 John 2:6, and as he is, so are we in this present world. 1 John 4:17.

There is no flexibility and no equivocation in any of these stated requirements.

  1. To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles;
    which is Christ in you, the hope of glory: Him we preach, warning every man and teaching every man in all wisdom, that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus. Col 1:27-28

  2. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing. James 1:4

  3. Jesus said, Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect. Matt 5:48.

    There are many verses that speak of perfection being required both in the Old Testament (click to see) and in the New Testament (click to see). Yet, this is THE scripture those who are devoid of truth, (not directly taught by the voice of the Lord), don't want to acknowledge. Various rationalizations of denial are made including:

This web site's purpose is to show how to become
free from sin
by benefiting from the changing power of God through the cross,
which leads to union with God in his Kingdom.