Somehow I do need to be Holy like Jesus. But what that looks like is changing. The fact is that I can't make myself Holy, but if I follow Jesus and do what He did, then God will help me be perfect, which simply means living as God created me to live. In what ways have you focused on the wrong thing? What does it really look like if you life like Jesus?
2 My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous. 2 He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world. 3 And by this we know that we have come to know him, if we keep his commandments. 4 Whoever says “I know him” but does not keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth is not in him, 5 but whoeverkeeps his word, in him truly the love of God is perfected. By this we may know that we are in him: 6 whoever says he abides in him ought to walk in the same way in which he walked.