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Is Perfect Faith Possible?

Is Perfect Faith Possible?
Most Christians are familiar with the following scriptures:
“Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.” (Matthew 5:48)  “But without faith it is impossible to please him...” (Hebrews 11:6)
 
But what is faith? And is it possible to have perfect faith and to stand perfect and blameless before God?
 
Believers today have a lot of different ideas about what faith is. Some think it is an acknowledgement of Christ as the son of God as well as everything that is written in the scriptures. Others think it is a blind trust in God, while some say that it is confidence in God or a strong conviction of that which they cannot see.
 
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It is clear to see that there is confusion among Christians about what faith is and how they are to express it. Because of a lack of a true definition for faith, many believers have decided to define faith their own way, hoping it will be “good enough” for God. They hope that God will see their sincerity and give them entrance into heaven. But did you know that God does not want man to serve Him any which way they want to? That God has already determined what the word, faith, would mean and which spiritual works would be tied to it? Did you know that God doesn’t expect those who want to serve Him to figure it out on their own?
 
I recall when sharing about why perfect faith is necessary on a particular occasion, the young woman I was talking to said that perfect faith is not possible, for we are imperfect human beings. She is right, we are imperfect human beings. That is why God did not set faith in the flesh, but He set faith in Jesus Christ. Christ is perfect and therefore faith tied to the terms and commandments that represent Him is also perfect. Perfection is not in us, it is in Christ.
 
It is God who sets the terms for faith, and when these terms are followed faith is perfect. In the Old Testament God commanded the Israelites to be perfect before Him. (Deuteronomy 18:13)  The only way the Israelites could be perfect was when their faith was perfect. In order to have this perfect faith, the Israelites had to follow the pattern, or terms, of the first covenant. They had to follow the Law of Moses that came directly from God. Moses was the steward of God’s house and the Israelites were not allowed to express faith in any other way than through the laws of the covenant.
 
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At this present time, God still expects those who serve Him to be perfect in faith. (Matthew 5:48) God has set commandments for faith in Christ, and expects those who love Him to keep these terms. (John 14:15)

Is Perfect Faith Possible?
 
In order for faith to be perfect, it has to reflect Christ, and in order for faith to reflect Christ it has to be joined to the works that God has sanctified and made holy for man’s contact and fellowship with Him.
 
How is the activity of faith revealed? The function of faith is revealed by God’s living stewards called apostles. We see this pattern in the first covenant where Moses was the steward of the terms for faith and we also see this pattern in the new testament where the apostles instructed the believers in the function of their faith and how to fellowship with God and the brethren. (Acts 2:42)
 
When faith is removed from the knowledge of God it becomes complicated, but when faith is tethered to the true knowledge of Jesus Christ it becomes simple. God never intended faith to be a term we journey towards understanding. He never intended for faith to be something vague and abstract we do not fully comprehend. But this sadly becomes the case when believers try to define faith on their own. Believers must allow God to define faith, for He is the author of it.  
 
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If we are to have faith we are to know its definition in full, for then only can we truly please our Father. God has restored His apostles to His church and with them the knowledge believers need for faith. Perfect faith is simple faith. Perfect faith is covenant faith. When faith is perfect, the fullness of Christ is no longer something we journey towards, but a daily reality as the Spirit of God breathes life into our faith and into our souls. When faith is made simple through knowledge our service pleases our Father every time.
 
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Evangelist Monique Babst

Evangelist Monique Babst Monique Babst is a confirmed Evangelist in the government of God and valued member of Apostles Today Network of the Second 8th Week, ministering the grace of God to those seeking to build upon the true foundation of Jesus Christ. She is a regular contributor to the Prophetic Path and teaches Body ministry, helping believers regain their Christian priesthood by learning how spiritual sacrifices of prophecy work, how the anointing of truth works, and how the spiritual tools of the Second Covenant work. As God brings the church into a new era, Evangelist Monique is here to help guide your faith into the new work of the Spirit, pray for you, and answer your questions.

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