To be like Jesus

The Word

Those who say they live in God should live their lives as Jesus did. (1 John 2:6)

Thought

Often the brief and simple statements contain the weight and depth of truth and power. Statements which, when applied, turn confusion to understanding, and darkness to light. Such is the above as the benefits of God’s mercy and grace are found in following and emulating his Son by the power of the Holy Spirit.

John says clearly the proof of our proclamation as Christians is in living life as Jesus did. He loved perfectly, and his focus was the will of his Father. He was selfless, with pure motive and character. All who say they are of Christ will look and live as he did.

Prayer

I find myself with this simple prayer to you this morning, Lord Jesus. Please, by the enabling of your Holy Spirit, cause me to look and live like you, so that my life may be of genuine value in bringing honor to you. Amen.

“And don’t let us yield to temptation”

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