Posts Tagged ‘ Example ’

VerseD: Isaiah 6:8

And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Then I said, “Here I am! Send me.”

Isaiah 6:8, ESV

It is intimidating, even scary to stand for God’s truth.

Yet, our Lord came and willingly went to the cross for truth, so let us follow His example in His strength by the power of the Holy Spirit.

VerseD: Philippians 4:9

What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me—practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you.

Philippians 4:9, ESV

We show we love God when we love others, and we do that by sacrificially living out the gospel as an example for others and for the glory of God by power of the Holy Spirit.

VerseD: Matthew 20:28

“even as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”

Matthew 20:28, ESV

God’s plan is the redemption of His people and this world, and Jesus not only redeemed us but at the example for us. We are to serve God by serving others, even to the point of laying down our lives to draw others to Christ’s redemption.

VerseD: John 13:14

If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet.

John 13:14, ESV

Jesus demonstrated His love for us through sacrifice and inconvenience. We should be following His example in our own lives, with the Church and to the world.

VerseD: Philippians 2:7-8

but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.

Philippians 2:7‭-‬8, ESV

Our God came to us, denying His privileges and hiding His glory, as a man, to show us the way, make us clean, and prepare a way until He returns or calls us home.

VerseD: Ephesians 4:32

Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.
Ephesians 4:32, ESV

Christ is our example: if He can forgive we who gave Him the death penalty and spray in His face, how much should we love those around us, especially other Christians? It is the least we can do, by His power.

VerseD: 1 Thessalonians 5:15

See that no one repays anyone evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to everyone.
1 Thessalonians 5:15, ESV

Vengeance belongs to the Lord. Yet, what was His example? To take our evil upon His own shoulders to bring us forgiveness.

How much more should we strive to do good for others, knowing this fact?

VerseD: Roman’s 12:12

Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;
Romans 12:12, KJV

No matter our circumstances, we have Christ as our example:

  • We have hope for eternity to endure all things,
  • We do not lash out at others,
  • We take EVERYTHING to our Father in Heaven.

VerseD: 1 Timothy 4:12

Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.
1 Timothy 4:12, ESV

Young, old, or have a past: do not wait for others to give you a chance.

You live your faith, and live it well in the power of Christ by the Holy Spirit to the glory of the Father.

Amen.