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
Brethren, be not children in understanding: but in malice be children, but in understanding be men.
Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace.
Be you therefore perfect, even as your Father who is in heaven is perfect.
Jesus said unto him, If you will be perfect, go and sell what you have, and give to the poor, and you shall have treasure in heaven: and come and follow me.
2 Corinthians 13:11
Finally, brethren, farewell. Be restored, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.
And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;
Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if indeed I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus.
Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, greets you, always laboring fervently for you in prayers, that you may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.
But solid food belongs to them that are of full age, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.
For in many things we all offend. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body.
1 Peter 5:10
But the God of all grace, who has called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that you have suffered a while, restore, establish, strengthen, settle you.
1 Corinthians 2:8
Which none of the princes of this world knew: for had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.
He leads princes away plundered, and overthrows the mighty.
Why do the nations rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?
Surely the princes of Zoan are fools, the counsel of the wise counselors of Pharaoh give foolish counsel: how do you say unto Pharaoh, I am the son of the wise, the son of ancient kings?
That brings the princes to nothing; he makes the judges of the earth as nothing.
Who by the mouth of your servant David has said, Why did the nations rage, and the people imagine vain things?