The myth of a perfect Christian


The truth is, there is no such thing as a prescription to becoming a perfect Christian. How you walk out your faith and belief in Christ is and should be different than your neighbours.

Just because she doesn’t drink, party, wear trousers or have piercings, doesn’t make her better than you.  And just because you do, doesn’t make you better than her.

Your limits and choices are just that. Yours!

May you never feel pressured in to living a life to please other Christians. Christianity is so subjective! Live a life that is a reflection of your relationship with God.


3 Comments Add yours

  1. Belinda Addo says:

    Thank you for sharing! You are right, we should ‘never feel pressured to live a life to please other Christians’.

    Galatians 1:10
    For do I now persuade men or God? Or do I seek to please men? For if I yet pleased men, I should not be a servant of Christ.

    However, I believe that the bible teaches us what Godly ‘perfection’ is. Like the Holy Spirit, the bible is a helper and provides us with instruction on how to be a perfect Christian. One of the best examples is found in Matthew 5:

    Matthew 5:44,48:
    But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you… Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.

    I think that these instructions are pretty clear rather than subjective. God is not the author of confusion and confusion can only come through subjectivity. Therefore, Christianity is cannot be subjective. Yes, everyone has a unique and personal relationship with God, But God’s commands, rules and instruction to us is the same for everyone.. and we can’t pick and choose what we believe applies to us.

    John 8:32
    And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.

  2. This post is very on point! Something that Christians definitely need to consider. You can get stuck looking at everyone else walk and not recognizing it’s your own relationship with God you must focus on to define what that looks like.

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