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Consecration: A Path To Perfection

Updated on October 17, 2010

Let us be plain

, for those who think perfection is not achievable in this life perhaps they should understand that perfection and consecration is one and the same in concept.  We are not our own to do with our lives as we choose but are in fact paid for by the blood of Christ and what He asks in return is that we submit to the baptism of water and of fire or the spirit and give ourselves over to him so that he can heal us and protect us but if we will not be gathered or will not accept the gifts of the spirit then he can do nothing to perfect us as individuals.  The core aspect to the orthodoxy of his gospel is the clear path by which Christ through his prophets has provided a way by which we can know how to consecrate our actions and our hearts and thus be perfected and made of one heart and one mind or to be a people at rest in Zion. 

There is too much to do, however at the present for us to say that Zion prospers because it doesn’t.  The world nor the people in it understand what is required of them, mostly because they don’t want to know.  It seems safe for them to say that what he has asked of them isn’t possible.  Thy turn aside the need for priesthood and don’t care to seek sound doctrine or how to approach Him in truth and seek for the blessings of the temple of God but would rather say that anything that requires action or effort on their part to be something that became unnecessary because of the atonement but that isn’t true.

The scriptures that I shall place here after will show themselves to be book ends to each other and will stretch from well before the birth of Christ to well after it in a string of scripture to prove that perfection is not only a request that Christ made but an absolute requirement and that the type and shadow of the blood consecrations or sacrifices of the old testament are but foreshadows and emblems of the spiritual consecration that the Lord has always asked of his people or those who would be called his.

This process of Consecration is a perfecting process of obedience and faith that is not in and of itself saving but the ground of a path by which all might claim the grace of God or that of his Son.  Even as we fall short we may yet be saved if we consecrate ourselves to the will of the Son and see the world as he sees it and the need for Good works as a sign of our faith and a way to bring his children or the works of his hands to him.  If we will do this, we are his and one with him even as he is one with the Father.  “Be ye therefore Perfect,” 

Ex. 29: 9, 22, 26-27, 29, 31, 33-35

  9 And thou shalt agird them with girdles, Aaron and his sons, and bput the bonnets on them: and the cpriest’s office shall be theirs for a perpetualdstatute: and thou shalt econsecrate Aaron and his sons.

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  22 Also thou shalt take of the ram the fat and the arump, and the fat that covereth the inwards, and the caul above the liver, and the two kidneys, and the fat that is upon them, and the right bshoulder; for it is a ram of consecration:

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  26 And thou shalt take the breast of the ram of Aaron’s consecration, and wave it for a awave offering before the Lord: and it shall be thy part.

  27 And thou shalt sanctify the breast of the wave offering, and the shoulder of the aheave offering, which is bwaved, and which is cheaved up, of the ram of the consecrationeven of that which is for Aaron, and of that which is for his sons:

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  29 ¶ And the holy agarments of Aaron shall be his sons’ after him, to be banointed therein, and to be consecrated in them.

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  31 ¶ And thou shalt take the ram of the consecration, and aseethe his flesh in the holy place.

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  33 And they shall aeat those things wherewith the atonement was made, to consecrate and to sanctify them: but a bstranger shall not eat thereof,because they are holy.

  34 And if ought of the flesh of the consecrations, or of the bread, remain unto the morning, then thou shalt burn the remainder with fire: it shall not be eaten, because it is holy.

  35 And thus shalt thou do unto Aaron, and to his sons, according to all things which I have commanded thee: aseven days shalt thou bconsecratethem.

1.     Lev. 8: 22, 28-29, 31, 33

  22 ¶ And he brought the other aram, the ram of consecration: and Aaron and his sons laid their hands upon the head of the ram.

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  28 And Moses took them from off their hands, and burnt them on the altar upon the burnt offering: they were consecrations for a sweet savour: it isan offering made by fire unto the Lord.

  29 And Moses took the breast, and waved it for a wave offering before the Lord: for of the ram of consecration it was Moses’ part; as the Lordcommanded Moses.

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  31 ¶ And Moses said unto Aaron and to his sons, aBoil the flesh at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation: and there eat it with the bread thatis in the basket of consecrations, as I commanded, saying, Aaron and his sons shall eat it.

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  33 And ye shall not go out of the door of the tabernacle of the congregation in seven adays, until the days of your consecration be at an end: forbseven days shall he consecrate you.

2.     Num. 6: 7, 9, 12

  7 He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister, when they die: because the consecration of his God is upon his head.

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  9 And if any man die very suddenly by him, and he hath defiled the head of his consecration; then he shall shave his head in the day of his cleansing, on the aseventh day shall he shave it.

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  12 And he shall consecrate unto the Lord the days of his separation, and shall bring a lamb of the first year for a trespass offering: but the days that were before shall be lost, because his separation was defiled.

3.     Ex. 28: 3, 41

  3 And thou shalt speak unto all that are awise hearted, whom I have filled with the spirit of bwisdom, that they may make Aaron’s garments toconsecrate him, that he may minister unto me in the priest’s office.

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  41 And thou shalt put them upon Aaron thy brother, and his sons with him; and shalt aanoint them, and bconsecrate them, and sanctify them, that they may minister unto me in the priest’s office.

4.     Judg. 17: 5, 12

  5 And the man Micah had an house of gods, and made an aephod, and bteraphim, and consecrated one of his sons, who became his cpriest.

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  12 And Micah consecrated the Levite; and the young man became his priest, and was in the house of Micah.

5.     2 Chr. 29: 31, 33

  31 Then Hezekiah answered and said, Now ye have consecrated yourselves unto the Lord, come near and bring sacrifices and athank offerings into the house of the Lord. And the congregation brought in sacrifices and thank offerings; and as many as were of a bfree heart burnt offerings.

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  33 And the consecrated things were six hundred oxen and three thousand sheep.

6.     Ex. 30: 30

  30 And thou shalt aanoint Aaron and his sons, and consecrate them, that they may minister unto me in the priest’s office.

7.     Ex. 32: 29

  29 For Moses had said, aConsecrate yourselves to day to the Lord, even every man upon his bson, and upon his brother; that he may bestow upon you a cblessing this day.

8.     Lev. 7: 37

  37 This is the law of the burnt offering, of the meat offering, and of the sin offering, and of the trespass offering, and of the consecrations, and of the sacrifice of the peace offerings;

9.     Lev. 16: 32

  32 And the apriest, whom he shall banoint, and whom he shall cconsecrate to minister in the priest’s office in his father’s stead, shall make the atonement, and shall put on the linen clothes, even the holy garments:

10. Lev. 21: 10

  10 And he that is the ahigh priest among his brethren, upon whose head the banointing oil was poured, and cthat is consecrated to put on the garments, shall not uncover his head, nor rend his clothes;

11. Num. 3: 3

  3 These are the names of the sons of Aaron, the apriests which were anointed, whom he bconsecrated to minister in the priest’s office.

12. Josh. 6: 19

  19 But all the silver, and gold, and vessels of brass and iron, are consecrated unto the Lord: they shall come into the treasury of the Lord.

13. 1 Kgs. 13: 33

  33 ¶ After this thing Jeroboam returned not from his evil way, but made again of the lowest of the people priests of the high places: whosoever would, he consecrated him, and he became one of the priests of the high places.

14. 1 Chr. 29: 5

  5 The gold for things of gold, and the silver for things of silver, and for all manner of work to be made by the hands of artificers. And who then is willing to consecrate his service this day unto the Lord?

15. 2 Chr. 13: 9

  9 Have ye not acast out the priests of the Lord, the sons of Aaron, and the Levites, and have made you priests after the manner of the nations ofother lands? so that whosoever cometh to consecrate himself with a young bbullock and seven rams, the same may be a priest of them that are no gods.

16. 2 Chr. 26: 18

  18 And they withstood Uzziah the king, and said unto him, It aappertaineth bnot unto thee, Uzziah, to cburn incense unto the Lord, but to the priests the sons of dAaron, that are consecrated to burn eincense: go out of the sanctuary; for thou hast trespassed; neither shall it be for thine honour from the Lord God.

17. 2 Chr. 31: 6

  6 And concerning the children of Israel and Judah, that dwelt in the cities of Judah, they also brought in the tithe of oxen and sheep, and the tithe of holy things which were consecrated unto the Lord their God, and laid them by heaps.

18. Ezra 3: 5

  5 And afterward offered the continual burnt offering, both of the new moons, and of all the set afeasts of the Lord that were consecrated, and of every one that bwillingly offered a freewill offering unto the Lord.

19. Ezek. 43: 26

  26 Seven days shall they purge the altar and purify it; and they shall consecrate themselves.

20. Micah 4: 13

  13 Arise and thresh, O daughter of Zion: for I will make thine horn iron, and I will make thy hoofs brass: and thou shalt abeat in pieces many people: and I will bconsecrate their gain unto the Lord, and their substance unto the Lord of the whole earth.

1.     Heb. 7: 28

  28 For the law maketh men high priests which have infirmity; but the word of the aoath, which was since the law, maketh the bSon, who iscconsecrated for evermore.

2.     Heb. 10: 20

  20 By a new and living way, which he hath consecrated for us, through the aveil, that is to say, his flesh;

1.     James 1: 4, 17, 25

  4 But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be aperfect and entire, wanting nothing.

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  17 Every agood bgift and every perfect cgift is from above, and dcometh down from the Father of elights, with whom is no fvariableness, neither shadow of turning.

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  25 But whoso looketh into the perfect alaw of bliberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.

2.     1 Jn. 4: 12, 17-18

  12 aNo man hath bseen God at any time. If we love one another, cGod ddwelleth in us, and his love is perfected in us.

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  17 Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment: because as he ais, so are we in this world.

  18 There is no afear in blove; but perfect clove casteth out fear: because fear hath dtorment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.

3.     Acts 23: 15, 20

  15 Now therefore ye with the council signify to the chief captain that he bring him down unto you to morrow, as though ye would enquire something more perfectly concerning him: and we, aor ever he come near, are ready to kill him.

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  20 And he said, The Jews have agreed to desire thee that thou wouldest bring down Paul to morrow into the council, as though they would enquire somewhat of him more perfectly.

4.     2 Cor. 13: 9, 11

  9 For we are glad, when we are aweak, and ye are strong: and this also we wish, even your perfection.

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  11 Finally, brethren, farewell. Be aperfect, be of good comfort, be of bone cmind, live in dpeace; and the God of elove and peace shall be with you.

5.     Eph. 4: 12-13

  12 For the aperfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the bedifying of the body of Christ:

  13 Till we all come in the aunity of the faith, and of the bknowledge of the Son of God, unto a cperfect man, unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ:

6.     Philip. 3: 12, 15

  12 Not as though I had already attained, either were already aperfect: but I bfollow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus.

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  15 Let us therefore, as many as be aperfect, be thus minded: and if in any thing ye be otherwise minded, God shall reveal even this unto you.

7.     Heb. 7: 11, 19

  11 If therefore aperfection were by the bLevitical priesthood, (for under it the people received the law,) what further need was there that another priest should rise after the order of Melchisedec, and not be called after the order of Aaron?

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  19 aFor the law made nothing bperfect, but the bringing in of a cbetter hope did; by the which we draw nigh unto God.

8.     Heb. 9: 9, 11

  9 Which was a afigure for the time then present, in which were offered both gifts and sacrifices, that could not make him that did the service bperfect, as pertaining to the conscience;

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  11 But Christ being come an ahigh priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect btabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this building;

9.     Heb. 10: 1, 14

  1 For the alaw having a bshadow of good things to come, and not the very image of the things, can never with those sacrifices which they offeredcyear by year continually make the comers thereunto perfect.

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  14 For by one offering he hath perfected for ever them that are sanctified.

10. Matt. 5: 48

  48 aBe ye therefore bperfect, even as your cFather which is in heaven is dperfect.

11. Matt. 14: 36

  36 And besought him that they might only touch the ahem of his garment: and as many as touched were made perfectly bwhole.

12. Matt. 19: 21

  21 Jesus said unto him, If thou wilt be aperfect, go and sell that thou hast, and bgive to the cpoor, and thou shalt have dtreasure in heaven: and comeand efollow me.

13. Matt. 21: 16

  16 And said unto him, Hearest thou what these say? And Jesus saith unto them, Yea; have ye never read, Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings thou hast perfected praise?

14. Luke 1: 3

  3 It seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all things from the very first, to write unto thee in order, most excellent aTheophilus,

15. Luke 6: 40

  40 The disciple is not above his master: but every one athat is perfect shall be as his master.

16. Luke 8: 14

  14 And that which fell among thorns are they, which, when they have heard, go forth, and are achoked with bcares and criches and dpleasures of thislife, and bring no fruit to eperfection.

17. Luke 13: 32

  32 And he said unto them, Go ye, and tell that fox, Behold, I cast out devils, and I do cures to day and to morrow, and the third day I shall beaperfected.

18. John 17: 23

  23 I in them, and thou in me, that they may be made aperfect in one; and that the world may know that thou hast sent me, and hast bloved them, as thou hast loved me.

19. Acts 3: 16

  16 And his aname through faith in his name hath made this man strong, whom ye see and know: yea, the bfaith which is by him hath given him thisperfect soundness in the presence of you all.

20. Acts 18: 26

  26 And he began to speak boldly in the synagogue: whom when Aquila and Priscilla had heard, they took him unto them, and expounded unto him the way of God more perfectly.

21. Acts 22: 3

  3 I am verily a man which am a aJew, born in Tarsus, a city in Cilicia, yet brought up in this city at the bfeet of cGamalieland taught according to theperfect manner of the dlaw of the fathers, and was ezealous toward God, as ye all are this day.

22. Acts 24: 22

  22 And when Felix heard these things, having more perfect knowledge of that way, he deferred them, and said, When aLysias the chief captain shall come down, I will know the uttermost of your matter.

23. Rom. 12: 2

  2 And be not conformed to this aworld: but be ye btransformed by the crenewing of your dmind, that ye may eprove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfectfwill of God.

24. 1 Cor. 1: 10

  10 Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no adivisions among you; but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same bmind and in the same judgment.

25. 1 Cor. 2: 6

  6 Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are aperfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought:

26. 1 Cor. 13: 10

  10 But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away.

27. 2 Cor. 7: 1

  1 Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us acleanse ourselves from all bfilthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting choliness in the fear of God.

28. 2 Cor. 12: 9

  9 And he said unto me, My agrace is sufficient for thee: for my bstrength is made perfect in cweakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may drest upon me.

29. Gal. 3: 3

  3 Are ye so foolish? having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh?

30. Col. 1: 28

  28 Whom we apreachbwarning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus:

31. Col. 3: 14

  14 And above all these things put on acharity, which is the bond of perfectness.

32. Col. 4: 12

  12 aEpaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, saluteth you, always labouring fervently for you in prayers, that ye may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.

33. 1 Thes. 3: 10

  10 Night and day praying exceedingly that we might see your aface, and might bperfect that which is lacking in your faith?

34. 1 Thes. 5: 2

  2 For yourselves know perfectly that the aday of the Lord so cometh as a bthief in the night.

35. 2 Tim. 3: 17

  17 That the man of God may be aperfect, throughly furnished unto all bgood works.

36. Heb. 2: 10

  10 For ait became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all bthings, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the ccaptain of their salvationdperfect through sufferings.

37. Heb. 5: 9

  9 And being made aperfect, he became the bauthor of eternal csalvation unto all them that obey him;

38. Heb. 6: 1

  1 Therefore aleaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto bperfection; not laying again the foundation of crepentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,

39. Heb. 11: 40

  40 aGod having bprovided some better thing for us, that they without us should not be made cperfect.

40. Heb. 12: 23

  23 To the general assembly and church of the afirstborn, which are bwritten in heaven, and to God the cJudge of all, and to the dspirits of ejust men made perfect,

41. Heb. 13: 21

  21 Make you perfect in every good awork to do his bwill, working in you that which is wellpleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom beglory for ever and ever. Amen.

42. James 2: 22

  22 Seest thou how faith wrought with his works, and by aworks was faith made bperfect?

43. James 3: 2

  2 For in many things we aoffend all. If any man boffend not in cword, the same is a dperfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body.

44. 1 Pet. 5: 10

  10 But the God of all agrace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you bperfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you.

45. 1 Jn. 2: 5

  5 But whoso akeepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected: hereby know we that we are bin him.

46. Rev. 3: 2

  2 aBe watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die: for I have not found thy works perfect before God.

1.     Job 9: 20-22

  20 If I justify myself, mine own mouth shall condemn me: if I say, I am perfect, it shall also prove me perverse.

  21 Though were perfectayet would I not know my soul: I would despise my life.

  22 This is one thing, therefore I said it, He adestroyeth the perfect and the wicked.

2.     Ps. 101: 2, 6

  2 I will behave myself awisely in a perfect way. O when wilt thou come unto me? I will walk within my house with a perfect heart.

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  6 Mine eyes shall be upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me: he that awalketh in a bperfect way, he shall serve me.

3.     Ezek. 27: 3-4, 11

  3 And say unto Tyrus, O thou that art situate at the entry of the sea, which art a merchant of the people for many isles, Thus saith the Lord God; O Tyrus, thou hast said, I am of perfect abeauty.

  4 Thy borders are in the midst of the seas, thy builders have perfected thy beauty.

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  11 The men of Arvad with thine army were upon thy walls round about, and the Gammadims were in thy towers: they hanged their shields upon thy walls round about; they have made thy beauty perfect.

4.     Deut. 25: 15

  15 But thou shalt have a aperfect and just weight, a perfect and just bmeasure shalt thou have: that thy days may be clengthened in the land which theLord thy God giveth thee.

5.     2 Sam. 22: 31, 33

  31 As for God, his way is aperfect; the bword of the Lord is tried: he is a buckler to all them that trust in him.

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  33 God is my astrength and bpower: and he maketh my way cperfect.

6.     1 Kgs. 15: 3, 14

  3 And he walked in all the sins of his father, which he had done before him: and his heart was not perfect with the Lord his God, aas the heart of David his father.

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  14 But the high places were not removed: nevertheless Asa’s heart was aperfect with the Lord all his days.

7.     1 Chr. 29: 9, 19

  9 Then the people rejoiced, for that they offered awillingly, because with perfect heart they offered bwillingly to the Lord: and David the king also rejoiced with great joy.

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  19 And give unto Solomon my son a perfect aheart, to keep thy commandments, thy testimonies, and thy statutes, and to do all these things, and to build the palace, for the which I have made provision.

8.     Job 1: 1, 8

  1 There was a man in the land of aUz, whose name was bJob; and that man was cperfect and dupright, and one that efeared God, and eschewed evil.

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  8 And the Lord said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my aservant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a perfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and escheweth evil?

9.     Ps. 18: 30, 32

  30 As for God, his way is aperfect: the bword of the Lord is tried: he is a buckler to all those that trust in him.

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  32 It is aGod that girdeth me with strength, and maketh my way perfect.

10. Ezek. 28: 12, 15

  12 Son of man, take up a alamentation upon the king of Tyrus, and say unto him, Thus saith the Lord God; Thou sealest up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in bbeauty.

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  15 Thou wast perfect in thy ways from the day that thou wast created, till iniquity was found in thee.

11. Gen. 6: 9

  9 ¶ These are the agenerations of Noah: bNoah was a just man and cperfect in his generations, and Noah dwalked with God.

12. Gen. 17: 1

  1 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the Lord aappeared to bAbram, and said unto him, I am the cAlmighty God; dwalk before me, and be thou eperfect.

13. Lev. 22: 21

  21 And whosoever offereth a sacrifice of peace offerings unto the Lord to accomplish his avow, or a freewill offering in beeves or sheep, bit shall beperfect to be accepted; there shall be no blemish therein.

14. Deut. 18: 13

  13 Thou shalt be aperfect with the Lord thy God.

15. Deut. 32: 4

  4 He is the aRock, his work is bperfect: for all his ways are cjudgment: a God of truth and without iniquity, djust and right is he.

16. 1 Sam. 14: 41

  41 Therefore Saul said unto the Lord God of Israel, aGive a perfect lot. And Saul and Jonathan were taken: but the people escaped.

17. 1 Kgs. 8: 61

  61 Let your aheart therefore be bperfect with the Lord our God, to walk in his statutes, and to keep his commandments, as at this day.

18. 1 Kgs. 11: 4

  4 For it came to pass, when Solomon was old, that his awives turned away his heart after other gods: and his heart was not perfect with the Lord his God, bas was the heart of David his father.

19. 2 Kgs. 20: 3

  3 I beseech thee, O Lord, remember now how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept sore.

20. 1 Chr. 12: 38

  38 All these men of war, that could keep rank, came with a perfect heart to Hebron, to make David king over all Israel: and all the rest also of Israelwere of one heart to make David king.

21. 1 Chr. 28: 9

  9 ¶ And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a aperfect heart and with a willing mind: for the Lordbsearcheth all hearts, and cunderstandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou dseek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.

22. 2 Chr. 4: 21

  21 And the flowers, and the lamps, and the tongs, made he of gold, and that perfect gold;

23. 2 Chr. 8: 16

  16 Now all the work of Solomon was prepared aunto the day of the foundation of the house of the Lord, and until it was finished. So the house of theLord was bperfected.

24. 2 Chr. 15: 17

  17 But the high places were not taken away out of Israel: nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect all his days.

25. 2 Chr. 16: 9

  9 For the eyes of the Lord run to and fro throughout the whole earth, to shew himself strong in the behalf of them whose heart is perfect toward him. Herein thou hast done foolishly: therefore from henceforth thou shalt have wars.

26. 2 Chr. 19: 9

  9 And he charged them, saying, Thus shall ye do in the afear of the Lord, faithfully, and with a perfect heart.

27. 2 Chr. 24: 13

  13 So the workmen wrought, and the work was perfected by them, and they set the house of God in his state, and strengthened it.

28. 2 Chr. 25: 2

  2 And he did that which was right in the sight of the Lord, but not awith a perfect heart.

29. Ezra 7: 12

  12 Artaxerxes, king of kings, unto Ezra the priest, a scribe of the law of the God of heaven, perfect peace, and at such a time.

30. Job 2: 3

  3 And the Lord said unto Satan, Hast thou considered my servant Job, that there is none like him in the earth, a aperfect and an upright man, one that feareth God, and bescheweth evil? and still he choldeth fast his dintegrity, although thou movedst me against him, to destroy him without cause.

31. Job 8: 20

  20 Behold, God will not cast away a perfect man, neither will he help the evil doers:

32. Job 11: 7

  7 Canst thou by searching find out God? canst thou find out the Almighty unto perfection?

33. Job 15: 29

  29 He shall not be rich, neither shall his substance continue, neither shall he prolong the perfection thereof upon the earth.

34. Job 22: 3

  3 Is it any pleasure to the Almighty, that thou art arighteous? or is it gain to him, that thou makest thy ways bperfect?

35. Job 28: 3

  3 He setteth an end to darkness, and searcheth out all perfection: the stones of darkness, and the shadow of death.

36. Job 36: 4

  4 For truly my words shall not be false: he that is perfect in knowledge is with thee.

37. Job 37: 16

  16 Dost thou know the balancings of the clouds, the wondrous works of him which is perfect in aknowledge?

38. Ps. 19: 7

  7 The alaw of the Lord is bperfectcconverting the soul: the dtestimony of the Lord is esure, making fwise the gsimple.

39. Ps. 37: 37

  37 Mark the aperfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is bpeace.

40. Ps. 50: 2

  2 Out of Zion, the aperfection of bbeauty, God hath cshined.

41. Ps. 64: 4

  4 That they may ashoot in secret at the perfect: suddenly do they shoot at him, and fear not.

42. Ps. 119: 96

  96 I have seen an end of all perfectionbut thy commandment is exceeding broad.

43. Ps. 138: 8

  8 aThe Lord will perfect that which concerneth me: thy mercy, O Lord, endureth for ever: forsake not the bworks of thine own hands.

44. Ps. 139: 22

  22 I hate them with perfect hatred: I count them mine enemies.

45. Prov. 2: 21

  21 For the aupright shall dwell in the land, and the perfect shall remain in it.

46. Prov. 4: 18

  18 But the apath of the bjust is as the shining clight, that dshineth more and more unto the perfect day.

47. Prov. 11: 5

  5 The arighteousness of the perfect shall direct his way: but the wicked shall bfall by his own wickedness.

48. Isa. 18: 5

  5 For afore the harvest, when the bud is perfect, and the sour grape is ripening in the flower, he shall both cut off the sprigs with pruning hooks, and take away and cut down the branches.

49. Isa. 26: 3

  3 Thou wilt keep him in perfect apeacewhose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.

50. Isa. 38: 3

  3 And said, Remember now, O Lord, I beseech thee, how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which isgood in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept sore.

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      Dave Mathews 6 years ago from NORTH YORK,ONTARIO,CANADA

      I have offered up myself in total submission to Almighty God and Christ Jesus. I serve God's will without question. Am I consecrated? I don't know. Do I sin? In some ways yes. Especially when I sometimes speak without thinking, speaking out I sometimes hurt. Am I sorry after the fact? Yes, but the deed has been done.

      Brother Dave.

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      Jaggedfrost 6 years ago

      The question is, what type of God did you submit to and have you heard his voice accepting your submission? Do you believe he is someone who can accept your submission and is willing to try you past all of your bounds of comfort as he did Job or Abraham amongst others? How far are you willing to go to prove that submission? Sin? I doubt very much that you sin. To sin is to willfully break one of the ten commandments in the face of your conscience and your knowledge that what you do violates the agency of others. Transgress? I don't know anyone who doesn't from time to time. There are a lot of rules that Christians set out for themselves that are hard to live up to all of the time without a change of heart. If you would follow your present path perhaps you might ask Father for a new heart capable of living the laws you know as they will be natural to you to do so. Just a suggestion from one on the path to another.

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      Dora 2 years ago

      That saves me. Thanks for being so sebnsile!

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