The Blind Spot of Perfectionism

February 11, 2024
Pastor Calvin Yim
Romans 15:1-7
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Perfectionism. Who doesn't want perfection? The perfect steak, perfect health, perfect spouse, perfect church. Perfectionism can be regarded as a noble pursuit, but when taken to an extreme  become toxic and harmful to oneself and to others. Honestly no one is perfect, except Jesus. Paul tells us in Romans 15:1-7 ways we can overcome the dangers of perfectionism. "Accept one Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God." (Romans 15:7)

Spiritual blind spots:

  • Self-reliance
  • Avoiding conflict resolution
  • Inward focus
  • Busyness
  • Material affluence
  • Perfectionism

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