Do you ever feel like everyone expects perfection from you? You have to be the perfect friend, parent, employee, spouse, etc. We put so much pressure on ourselves to be the best when in reality, no one is perfect. We all have faults and flaws, we all sin, we all are just making it through every day the best we can.
Sometimes I notice myself thinking I need to be the perfect Christian or God will love me less. When really, this is not true at all.
"But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me." - 2 Corinthians 12:9
God does not expect perfection. We are all entirely made of flaws and we all sin just the same. What God does expect from us is grace. We must have love towards our neighbor and share His grace with everyone around us.
A great way to show your devotion to God is by sitting down and spending time with him. I like to wrap up in my Scripture Blanket and spend quality time with my God and talk to him.
Next time you are down on yourself for your shortcomings as a Christian, or anything else for that matter, remember this verse. Remember that no one is perfect, but the best people are full of grace.
I encourage you to go out today, be full of God's grace, and Live Scripture Strong!