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How can I Follow the Example of Jesus in My Life Today?

HOW can I Follow Jesus Today

To follow the example of Jesus in your life today involves embodying His teachings and character as outlined in the Bible. Jesus’ life and words provide a clear guide for living in a way that honors God and serves others. Here are relevant Bible verses and three main takeaways:

Relevant Bible Verses:

  1. Mark 12:30-31 (ESV): “And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” This encapsulates the essence of Jesus’ teaching: love for God and love for others.
  2. Matthew 5:16 (ESV): “In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.” This verse encourages believers to live in such a way that their actions point others to God.
  3. Philippians 2:3-5 (ESV): “Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus,” This passage calls for humility and concern for the needs of others, reflecting Jesus’ own attitude and actions.

Three Main Takeaways:

  1. Love as the Foundation: Jesus’ life and teachings emphasize love as the foundational principle for all actions and relationships. Love God with all your being, and show love to others as you would to yourself. This means extending kindness, forgiveness, and compassion to everyone, including those who may be difficult to love.
  2. Service and Humility: Jesus modeled a life of service and humility, washing the feet of His disciples as a demonstration of how we should serve others. To follow Jesus’ example, engage in acts of service without seeking recognition or reward, and adopt a humble posture in all areas of life, valuing others above yourself.
  3. Faithful Obedience: Jesus lived in complete obedience to God’s will, even to the point of death on the cross. Following His example involves seeking God’s will for your life through prayer, Scripture, and the guidance of the Holy Spirit, and then walking in obedience to that will, trusting in God’s goodness and sovereignty even in difficult times.

By integrating these principles into your daily life, you align yourself with the example of Jesus, impacting the world around you in a way that honors God and furthers His kingdom.


  • Greg Gaines

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