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Why did Jesus command us to be perfect?

“But you are to be perfect, even as your Father in heaven is perfect.” -Matthew 5:48

Does this verse make you feel scared or pressured? Do you start thinking of all the ways you need to try harder to be perfect?

As someone who struggled with perfectionism most of my life, I love that I can now say this is one of my favorite verses! It is so freeing and exciting to me.


Because Jesus would never command us to do something that is impossible. His commands are revelations of our true



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Julia Kathryn

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