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Trying To Be Perfect Is Trying To Be God

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I had a small group Bible study with some friends and mentors about comparing ourselves to other people (highly common in competitive college environments) and also comparing ourselves to God. Near the end of the conversation, something one of my friends said stuck with me: “When you’re trying to be perfect and all-powerful, you’re trying to be God. He doesn’t want that.”

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