6200 imperfection, influence of
Scripture indicates that the world, including human beings and institutions, are imperfect because of the contaminating influence of sin. This influence extends to the household of faith: both Israel and the Christian church are portrayed as prone to sin and weakness.
The creation is imperfect because of sin
Imperfection is expressed in corruption and death
The imperfection of the spiritual creation
The universal imperfection of human beings
The imperfection of the household of faith