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Philippians 3:15 Updated American Standard Version (UASV)

15 Let us therefore, as many as are perfect, have this attitude;[1] and if in anything you have a different attitude, God will reveal that also to you;

Human ImperfectionIf we are to understand this question, we must first look at how the terms “perfect” and “perfection” are used in the Bible. Perfect; Perfection: (Heb. tāmîm; Gr. teleiōsis; teleios) The terms can be used in an absolute sense (God is perfect); however, they are not always used in such a way when it comes to humans after the fall (Matt. 5:48). In the Scripture “perfect” and “Perfection” are often used in a relative sense. The Hebrew and Greek Bible words translated “perfect” regularly mean “complete,” “mature,” “full-grown,” “adult,” or “faultless” according to standards set by the Word of God. Imperfect humans at this time fall short of the perfection…

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