A definition of perfection is “being entirely without fault or defect, accurate, exact, or correct in every detail”
Does this mean that you have to possess correct features and carry no scars before you are perfect? By this definition you can argue only the beautiful can be perfect?
I have a feeling my striking features, graying beard and worn out straw hat will keep me from being burdened with this title.
Another definition is “Lacking nothing essential to the whole; complete of its nature or kind” So when it applies to life you are perfect if you have everything, and need nothing else, thus making your life whole and complete.
Kind of like your Granddaddy, you know someone you just can’t buy anything for because he already has it, if there is someone you can’t find a gift for, does this mean they are perfect?
Hey Granddad I bought you this new “Thing-a-ma-jig”, it looks like something you can use, and I thought it would be perfect for you, Yes sonny it does, that’s why I have three of them out in my garage.
Well isn’t that just perfect!
And when things don’t go according to plan, why do we say, “Well isn’t that just perfect”, are we being sarcastic or is it that we are just confused.
Little Johnny fell down and broke his arm, “Well isn’t that just perfect” it must be a perfect break, because I don’t see this as a perfect situation. I suppose if you are going to break an arm you may as well do it with perfection.
According to the Bible perfection means being without sin. The Bible tells us that sin is being disobedient to God. Now looking at it from this angle we can be perfect as long as we obey God.
The Bible tells us that if we obey God and are without sin then we can be perfect, this doesn’t mention possessions but leads us to live life in a perfect manner, by doing good and exercising our faith.
What is a perfect life? Does perfection mean everything has to go your way, and you have to gain absolutely everything you reach for? Maybe so for some, but for me failure can also help you to become perfect, simply by teaching you a better way to do things.
There are many definitions of perfection, but to sum it up I am going to give you one thing I see as perfection.
Lets say there is a person who is beautiful and completely without sin, one that has done no wrong, and has everything in the world and needs absolutely nothing, but yet people are down on their knees and bending over backwards to give this person everything.
Would you consider this as being a Biblically Perfect person?
I say look into the eyes of a newborn child, especially from a Parents or Grandparents viewpoint and tell me that I didn’t just describe perfection.
|Our Grandson Benjamin when he was a newborn|
How would you describe perfection?
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