Following God’s Example – Doing what is Good and Right
There is nothing more important to God than His Son, Jesus. And God sent His Son to be the Saviour of the world. God wants us to believe in His Son and to follow His example in our daily lives. God wants us to continue to do what is good and right in spite pressure to the contrary. There are so many ways God can use each and everyone one of us, especially during challenging times. Will we trust and obey God today.
Follow Jesus example: Mark 3:1 – 6
I Would be Like Jesus (James Rowe – 1916)
Earthly pleasures vainly call me, I would be like Jesus; Nothing worldly shall enthrall me, I would be like Jesus.
Refrain: Be like Jesus, this my song, In the home and in the throng; Be like Jesus, all day long! I would be like Jesus.
Some defining attributes of Jesus:
1 John 4:7-8
Mark 10:45; John 13:5
List ways to build trust:
God is faithful:
1 Corinthians 1:9
2 Timothy 2:13
David Trusts God and does God’s will – 1 Samuel 17
Day was not impressive to look at: 1 Samuel 16:11
David trusted in God and faced Goliath
Vs. 37; 45
Read Psalm 23 – described how God encouraged and strengthen David emotionally and spiritually
What was Jesus indifferent to?
Luke 9:58; Luke 12:15
1 John 2:17
God want us to:
1 Peter 2:20-22
1 Peter 2:9 “But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for His own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.”
John 3:16 ““For God loved the world so much that He gave His only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him may not die but have eternal life. For God did not send His Son into the world to be its judge, but to be its Saviour.”