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From the Pastor
June 13, 2020, 11:30 AM

Are you perfect?

Matthew 5:21-48

Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Chapter five closes with another impossible demand to be perfect as the Heavenly Father is perfect.  I might be able to obtain perfection compared to others, but not compared to God.  Review Matthew 5:21-48 and note Jesus' teaching on what true righteousness is in the eyes of God.  We attempt to make rules that make us look good, but God is not as concerned about the outward as He is the inward.  I might be better than others, but I still fall short of God's standard.  This is why Jesus came to die for sinners.  Are you perfect compared to God?