Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought:
1 Corinthians 14:20
Brothers, you must not be children mentally. In evil be babies, but mentally be mature.
So you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is.
Jesus said to him, "If you want to be perfect, go! Sell your property and give the money to the poor, and you will have riches in heaven. Then come back and be a follower of mine."
2 Corinthians 13:11
Now brothers, goodbye! Be what you ought to be, listen to my appeal, agree with one another, live in peace, and God the source of love and peace will be with you.
And he has given us some men as apostles, some as prophets, some as missionaries, some as pastors and teachers,
Not that I have secured it yet, or already reached perfection, but I am pressing on to see if I can capture it, because I have been captured by Jesus Christ.
Epaphras, one of your own number, a slave of Christ Jesus, wishes to be remembered to you. He is always standing up for you in his prayers that you may stand fast, like men of mature convictions, whatever God's will for you may be.
But full-grown men have a right to solid food, for their faculties are trained by practice to distinguish right and wrong.
For we all make many mistakes. Anyone who never makes a mistake in what he says has a character that is fully developed and is able to control his whole body as well.
1 Peter 5:10
And God, the giver of all mercy, who through your union with Christ has called you to his eternal glory, after you have suffered a little while will himself make you perfect, steadfast, and strong.
1 Corinthians 2:8
It is a wisdom unknown to any of the authorities of this world, for otherwise they would never have crucified our glorious Lord.
and who said through the holy Spirit by the lips of our forefather David, your slave, " 'Why did the heathen rage, And the peoples form vain designs?