Perfection, Human

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Genesis 1:26-27

Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness. They will rule the fish of the sea, the birds of the sky, the livestock, all the earth, and the creatures that crawl on the earth.” So God created man in His own image;
He created him in the image of God;
He created them male and female.

Genesis 5:1

These are the family records of the descendants of Adam. On the day that God created man, He made him in the likeness of God;

Ezekiel 28:12-15

“Son of man, lament for the king of Tyre and say to him: This is what the Lord God says:You were the seal of perfection,
full of wisdom and perfect in beauty. You were in Eden, the garden of God.
Every kind of precious stone covered you:
carnelian, topaz, and diamond,
beryl, onyx, and jasper,
sapphire, turquoise and emerald.
Your mountings and settings were crafted in gold;
they were prepared on the day you were created. You were an anointed guardian cherub,
for I had appointed you.
You were on the holy mountain of God;
you walked among the fiery stones.read more.
From the day you were created
you were blameless in your ways
until wickedness was found in you.

Genesis 3:16-19

He said to the woman:I will intensify your labor pains;
you will bear children in anguish.
Your desire will be for your husband,
yet he will rule over you. And He said to Adam, “Because you listened to your wife’s voice and ate from the tree about which I commanded you, ‘Do not eat from it’:The ground is cursed because of you.
You will eat from it by means of painful labor
all the days of your life. It will produce thorns and thistles for you,
and you will eat the plants of the field.read more.
You will eat bread by the sweat of your brow
until you return to the ground,
since you were taken from it.
For you are dust,
and you will return to dust.”

Job 15:14-16

What is man, that he should be pure,
or one born of woman, that he should be righteous? If God puts no trust in His holy ones
and the heavens are not pure in His sight, how much less one who is revolting and corrupt,
who drinks injustice like water?

Ezekiel 28:15-17

From the day you were created
you were blameless in your ways
until wickedness was found in you. Through the abundance of your trade,
you were filled with violence, and you sinned.
So I expelled you in disgrace
from the mountain of God,
and banished you, guardian cherub,
from among the fiery stones. Your heart became proud because of your beauty;
For the sake of your splendor
you corrupted your wisdom.
So I threw you down to the earth;
I made you a spectacle before kings.

Deuteronomy 18:13

You must be blameless before the Lord your God.

Psalm 24:3-4

Who may ascend the mountain of the Lord?
Who may stand in His holy place? The one who has clean hands and a pure heart,
who has not set his mind on what is false,
and who has not sworn deceitfully.

Hebrews 7:11

If then, perfection came through the Levitical priesthood (for under it the people received the law), what further need was there for another priest to appear, said to be in the order of Melchizedek and not in the order of Aaron?

Daniel 11:35

Some of the wise will fall so that they may be refined, purified, and cleansed until the time of the end, for it will still come at the appointed time.

Daniel 12:10

Many will be purified, cleansed, and refined, but the wicked will act wickedly; none of the wicked will understand, but the wise will understand.

Hebrews 11:40

since God had provided something better for us, so that they would not be made perfect without us.

Philippians 3:12

Not that I have already reached the goal or am already fully mature, but I make every effort to take hold of it because I also have been taken hold of by Christ Jesus.

2 Corinthians 13:9-11

In fact, we rejoice when we are weak and you are strong. We also pray that you become fully mature. This is why I am writing these things while absent, that when I am there I will not use severity, in keeping with the authority the Lord gave me for building up and not for tearing down. Finally, brothers, rejoice. Become mature, be encouraged, be of the same mind,(A) be at peace,(B) and the God of love(C) and peace will be with you.

1 Corinthians 13:9-12

For we know in part,
and we prophesy in part. But when the perfect comes,
the partial will come to an end. When I was a child,
I spoke like a child,
I thought like a child,
I reasoned like a child.
When I became a man,
I put aside childish things.read more.
For now we see indistinctly, as in a mirror,
but then face to face.
Now I know in part,
but then I will know fully,
as I am fully known.

2 Samuel 14:25-27

No man in all Israel was as handsome and highly praised as Absalom. From the sole of his foot to the top of his head, he did not have a single flaw. When he shaved his head—he shaved it every year because his hair got so heavy for him that he had to shave it off—he would weigh the hair from his head and it would be five pounds according to the royal standard. Three sons were born to Absalom, and a daughter named Tamar, who was a beautiful woman.

Job 36:4

For my arguments are without flaw;
one who has perfect knowledge is with you.

Psalm 119:96

I have seen a limit to all perfection,
but Your command is without limit.

Ezekiel 27:3-4

Say to Tyre, who is located at the entrance of the sea, merchant of the peoples to many coasts and islands: This is what the Lord God says:Tyre, you declared,
‘I am perfect in beauty.’ Your realm was in the heart of the sea;
your builders perfected your beauty.

Philippians 3:6

regarding zeal, persecuting the church; regarding the righteousness that is in the law, blameless.

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