Faith In Action ‘Being Imitators

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Imitators of of Christ likeness

;Hebrews 6 Verse 11 and 12:

V11: “Now we want each of you to demonstrate the same diligence for the final realization of your hope.”

V12: “so that you won’t become lazy, but imitators of those who inherit the promises through faith and perseverance.”

“Join in imitating me, brothers {and sisters], and observe those who live according to the example you have in us. ” Philippians 3 verse 17:

Paul encouraged others to follow his example. what sort of example do we set for others? Are we aware of how we influence other people? Are we close enough to the people around us, and in touch enough with our own tendencies. to have confidence in how others might follow us?

Leaders should always lead by personal example, and that example should extend far beyond the nature of the task at hand. People pattern their motives and values after the people who bring leadership to their lives, whether direct influence, like teacher, pastor, work supervisor, sports coach or indirect like a medical practitioner, community leader or even politician.

In light of the circumstances around us today, we as His followers need to think about the reputation of our lives, and whether it is worthy of Our Lord and Our Friend. Would people be attracted to Him or repelled by our conduct? Are we wholehearted, in all we do for Him? Is Our Lord and Our Friend honored by unbelievers because of the things we do and say?

Be Imitators;Ephesians 5 verse 1 and 2:

V1“Therefore be imitators of God, as dearly loved children.”

V2:”And walk in love, as the Messiah also loved us and gave Himself for us, a sacrificial and fragrant offering to God.”

God Bless.

OFJ

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