Our God is perfect, and we are flawed. How do I know this? I know this because God created the standard for what perfection is. God created everything and every one of us the way he wanted. Every design was perfect before it entered this world. Once we entered this world, we began our sin nature. The only person to walk on the face of the earth and not sin was Jesus. The example that he gave for us was what we should strive for in our lives. We will never reach his perfection, but we can do a better job of being Christ-like.
Can you imagine what perfection is? Everything that we do in our life is flawed in one way or another. I have always been amazed at how creative God is. Just take a look at the human body for instance. God created the perfect machine for our souls to inhabit. The body can reproduce, regenerate itself by healing, exhibit strength and problem solve. What an amazing creation by a perfect God.
Have you ever heard someone say that God must have made a mistake? How could God possibly let someone die at a young age or suffer an illness? God lets these things happen because they are part of his plan. His failure to act the way you want him to act does not mean that he is not perfect, quite contrary. God's perfection is shown through our struggles. Sometimes to bring out the best in us or teach us a lesson, God must use a struggle to help us grow.
Pslam 18:30 KJV As for God, his way is perfect: the word of the Lord is tried: he is a buckler to all those that trust in him.
God is perfect because he created perfection.
Perfection is not a man made standard. God's definition of perfection differs quite a bit from what our worldly views are. Sin is what separates us from God and keeps us from obtaining perfection. We measure perfection on a different scale than the perfection of Jesus here on earth.
Jesus came to earth to save us from our sins while at the same time showing us a perfect example to follow. Have you heard the saying “often imitated but never the real deal”? That expression demonstrates our arrogance of what it means to be a sinner. It is hard to believe that imperfect sinners put to death a perfect person who came to save imperfect people from their sins. This verse in 1 Peter explains that Jesus was sinless.
1 Peter 2:22 NASB who committed no sin, nor was any deceit found in His mouth;