Your message hit home especially this part, “we need each other to follow jesus' example to step into each other's pain, to reach out and touch with kindness, and sometimes to just show up and grieve alongside us” i just found out yesterday that a sister in christ has stage 4 breast cancer she has. Following jesus also involves following his example in the upper room, after washing the disciples' feet, jesus said, “if i then, your lord and teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another's feet, for i have given you an example, that you should also do just as i have done to you” (john 13:14–15. Most people know jesus as their savior, who suffered and died on their behalf but why would jesus open a new and living way if no one could walk on it. In the mennonite faith he's the one that we attempt to model ourselves after, follow his teachings and those of his disciples christians should use christ's example to illustrate god's love and need for a relationship with us but i also feel like my idea of jesus varies in that i hold jesus more as an 'example and lifestyle. Biblical discipleship - how did people in the bible disciple others is there a model to follow study examples and learn from their experience. Jesus talked a lot about stewardship he used parables about handling money to teach deeper principles about discipleship, and he reminded his followers that our hearts follow our treasure (luke 12:34) but how did his walk match his talk it's a fair question for believers who want to follow his example. Six ways to follow jesus' example and become a transformational leader one of the greatest challenges christian military officers continually face is how to integrate biblical truths into their professional lives as leaders this tremendous stewardship responsibility requires a skillful and courageous. He tells them not to imitate moses or jesus christ, or god the father but him join in following my example paul's instruction appears on the surface to be an expression of intolerable conceit what arrogance for a man of god to call others to a life copying him when he could just as easily have held up the.
The beautiful life jesus lived—marked by a passionate love for god and a compassion for people, is something we can learn humility and forgiveness are traits we can develop the practices of prayer and worship can be cultivated but we need a teacher and an example jesus offers to take on that role in our lives. 14 ways we are to be like jesus christ - conforming to the image of christ - how a true believer can be more conformed to the image of jesus christ list of the ways and scriptures we are to be like jesus christ it is about the many ways a true believer is to be like jesus christ the goal of every true believer is to. No-one could say,follow me - not even the greatest prophets like moses or elijah or john the baptist god's word alone was the light for their path (psa119: 105) but jesus came and initiated a new covenant and he gave us not only the word of god, but an example to follow, by his own life he was the.
The pharisees, the sadducees and many other people who would follow jesus would witness the miracles he did but in the end some of them would still not genuinely seek christ's salvation or devote themselves to become his disciples this example of the hardening of the heart by the pharisees even after seeing. The grace of god was manifested in the life and death of jesus christ, chief apostle schneider said jesus christ came to earth and sacrificed his life in order to deliver human beings from evil, to erase original sin, and to forgive sins through his example and teaching we learn to live a life that is pleasing.
Practice helpfulness, openness and humility christ and his followers were common men, associated with laborers, helped outcasts such as lepers, and brought hope to other ostracized members of society they lived on the road, often without a roof over. He wholeheartedly chose to “follow god's laws and commands” (2 chronicles 31: 21)—paving the way for the israelites to follow his example you and i are living examples to those around us each day what are they receiving through our words and deeds how are they seeing jesus and his ways in our. Change your lives, and this requires a deep profound change in our life because to follow jesus, of course, is to follow god our second lesson, paul's very personal letter to his friend, philemon, gives us a quite extraordinary example of the kind of overturning within our lives that has to go on the story. And that's exactly what he did—serve others and give his life for them—setting an example for us to follow that is why, at the may general conference of elders , we chose the theme, “serve as christ serves” we in the ministry want to become better servants by following christ's example please pray for.
Answered sep 23, 2016 this is a good question i can see why this question was asked i am assuming that the person asking this question wants to know what is a good representation of a follower of christ but to answer your question honestly, its impossible to do that there are so many variables affecting this question. Serving others is more than keeping up with your to-do list or volunteering for self -gratification to be a servant means that you genuinely care about people, even the people society considers unlovable or unthinkable jesus encourages us to follow his lead and serve one another after washing his disciples feet which was.
God commanded you to first love him and to secondly love your neighbors as you love yourself by following these two great commandments, you're also following jesus christ's perfect example of not only having love for but also showing love to others—and you can show that love to your family, friends. “you deserve it” “do what's right for you” “follow your heart” we live in a “me” centered world and everything around us tells us that's okay culture even celebrates those who are out for themselves and tries to convince us that we should all do the same pride says, “look at me look at me” but humility. Mision points to the idea that jesus was not a victim nor did he create any victims in retaliation for his crucifixion following jesus' absolute refusal to identify with victimhood is an example for all to follow pixabay spiritual life spiritual life: follow jesus' example and refuse to identify with victimhood. Christ, our example william nicholson, 1862 to this you were called, because christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in his steps 1 peter 2:21 when peter wrote his epistle, the church was exposed to much persecution he therefore reminds them that christ, who was possessed of all.