According to the Scriptures there is a continual struggle between the old and new nature within every converted man. Perfectionism teaches that it is possible for a Christian in this life to attain to a state of sinless perfection. This article reaffirms the inescapability of the struggle between the two natures, and describes the character of the struggle.
Abraham Heschel, an orthodox Jew, held the view that "Christians must abandon the idea that the Jews must be converted". Is the preaching of the love of God for sinners in Jesus Christ "one of the greatest scandals in history" when the sinner is a Jew? Is it a scandal to practice evangelism towards Jews?