If the Holy Bible says that Christians can be sinless and perfect, why do millions of preachers speak against being sinless and perfect? Think about that.
You see, if Christians believe that we can be sinless and perfect, then the obvious question become why aren’t we? So, the tendency is to say that we can’t.
However, that creates a problem, because Christians cannot receive what they do not believe (James 1:5-7), and just by speaking against the faith, we can fall away from the faith (1 Timothy 6:20-21).
So, not only will most Christians never accomplish it, but they cannot even see it. In other words, they have no idea that their own Bible says that we can be sinless and perfect.
So that would mean that every Christian that has been deceived into speaking against 1 John 5:18 (below) clearly written in their own Bible, would never be able to obtain it, and they would be totally shocked to know that it was written. Read the verse for yourself.
1 John 5:18-19
We know that whoever is born of God does not sin; but he who has been born of God keeps himself, and the wicked one does not touch him. 19 We know that we are of God, and the whole world lies under the sway of the wicked one. NKJV
Think about the millions and millions of Christians who have been deceived into thinking that they are “born of God” and yet they continue in sin and are under the sway of the devil. Let’s check another verse.
But you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you. Now if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he is not His. NKJV
Can we be in the flesh if the Spirit of God is living in us according to the verse? Think about how many preachers say that God told them this or that and yet they speak in total opposition to the Word of God when it comes to sin. Are they sure that it is God who is telling them things or could it be a deceiving spirit in keeping with 1 Timothy 4:1-2 (below)?
1 Timothy 4:1-2
Now the Spirit expressly says that in latter times some will depart from the faith, giving heed to deceiving spirits and doctrines of demons, 2 speaking lies in hypocrisy, having their own conscience seared with a hot iron, NKJV
Why would any preacher preach the exact opposite of 1 John 3:6-9 if he were preaching for God? I think that’s a very good question.
1 John 3:6-9
Whoever abides in Him does not sin. Whoever sins has neither seen Him nor known Him. 7 Little children, let no one deceive you. He who practices righteousness is righteous, just as He is righteous. 8 He who sins is of the devil, for the devil has sinned from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that He might destroy the works of the devil. 9 Whoever has been born of God does not sin, for His seed remains in him; and he cannot sin, because he has been born of God. NKJV
I can’t find one preacher anywhere that doesn’t preach in opposition to the passage above. No, not one. That scary to me, but the first question that any of them bring up when questioned about these verses is “Did you sin today?” “Do you sin?” “Haven’t you sinned?”
If what we are supposed to be preaching was based on my accomplishments, then I’m sure we would all be dead by now. I’m convinced that God did not save me because I was anywhere close to being the best church goer in my town, but I believe every Word of God regardless if I have accomplished it or not. I still believe, and I still strive to be what God has called me to be (Luke 13:24).
Therefore, even if I never accomplish being sinless or perfect, trust God.