8321 perfection, divine

8321 perfection, divine

The state of being whole, complete or without defect in any way.

Only God is absolutely perfect

In his nature and character Dt 32:4 See also Ecc 3:14; Mt 5:48; Ro 11:33-36

In his word Ps 12:6 See also Ps 19:7; Pr 8:8-9; Pr 30:5; 2Ti 3:16-17; Jas 1:25

In his morality Hab 1:13 See also 2Sa 22:26-27; Job 4:17; 1Jn 3:3

In his will and providence 2Sa 22:31 pp Ps 18:30 See also Ro 12:2; Jas 1:17

In his knowledge Job 37:16 See also Ps 139:4; Isa 40:13-14; Heb 4:13

In his faithfulness Isa 25:1

God’s perfect creation

In its original condition Ge 2:1-2 See also Ge 1:10,12,18,21,25,31; Isa 40:25-26; Heb 4:3

The coming new creation 1Co 13:10 See also 2Pe 3:13; Rev 21:1-5; Rev 22:1-5

God’s perfect self-revelation in Jesus Christ

Jn 14:9 See also Jn 1:14; 2Co 4:4; Col 1:15; Heb 1:3

The moral perfection of Jesus Christ as God’s Son

1Pe 2:22 See also Isa 53:9; 2Co 5:21; Heb 2:10; Heb 4:15; Heb 5:9; Heb 7:26; 1Jn 3:5

The perfect sacrifice of Jesus Christ

Heb 9:14 Foreshadowed in the OT: Lev 22:21; Nu 19:2
1Pe 1:19

See also

1065God, holiness of
1100God, perfection
1403God, revelation
2063Christ, perfection
2075Christ, sinless
2218Christ, Son of God
4005creation
8201blamelessness
8266holiness
8324purity

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