“For by one sacrifice he has made perfect forever those who are being made holy.” (Hebrews 10:14)
A man grabs a nail and looks for something drive it into the piece of wood in front of him. He looks almost everywhere and finds nothing that seems to satisfy what he’s looking for. Then he stumbles onto a hammer and shouts, “Perfect!”. Will the wooden handle ever rot? Sure! Woods naturally rot. Will the iron head ever rust? Sure! Irons naturally rust. Likewise, we naturally do what we can do and we spiritually do what only the Holy Spirit can do.
To me, perfection is that process something is taken through to make sure it serves its purpose.
As children of God we are not to seek perfection, as if we’re lacking something or we’re just some work in progress. We have been perfected by Jesus with his sacrifice, meaning we have been made by him to serve the very purpose he created us: to love and worship our Father, God, as well as our brother and Lord, Jesus. The Holy Spirit dwelling in us is the guarantee we have to do in agreement to God’s will. Blessed be his name, Amen.