Noah was 'perfect in his generation'. Is God describing racial purity, as many have imagined? When we take away the bias, the meaning of the Hebrew becomes clear.
The priorities in Matthew 6:33 indicates that the primary emphasis should be on repentance and overcoming rather than mastering a technicality.
What is perfection? Does God require perfection of us? The Bible defines perfection in a surprising way, and tells to what standard God holds us accountable.
God and Noah worked side by side to deliver the remnant of humanity through the Flood, God supplying the sanctification and grace and Noah obeying in faith.
The holy days typify the steps in God's plan. What happens between Pentecost and Trumpets, the long summer months?
Sanctification is both a state and a process—a time period between justification and glorification during which overcoming, purification, and holiness takes place.
King David's list of required character traits in Psalm 15 starts off by setting an impossibly high standard: the very character of God Himself.
Like ancient Israel, we walk out of our individual circumstances through a metaphorical desert of trials and tests, following God into the Promised Land.
The New Covenant, which writes God's law onto the heart, in no way does away with any aspect of the law. Works do not justify us, they sanctify us.