Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Jesus answering said unto him, Suffer it to be so now: for thus it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffered him.
"What I am doing," answered Jesus, "for the present you do not know, but afterwards you shall know."
They were both of them upright before God, blamelessly obeying all the Lord's precepts and ordinances.
"My food," said Jesus, "is to be obedient to Him who sent me, and fully to accomplish His work.
And He who sent me is with me. He has not left me alone: for I do always what is pleasing to Him."
For I have set you an example in order that you may do what I have done to you.
If you obey my commands, you will continue in my love, as I have obeyed my Father's commands and continue in His love.
Nay, He stripped Himself of His glory, and took on Him the nature of a bondservant by becoming a man like other men.
Moreover we needed just such a High Priest as this--holy, guileless, undefiled, far removed from sinful men and exalted above the heavens;
1 Peter 2:21
And it is to this you were called; because Christ also suffered on your behalf, leaving you an example so that you should follow in His steps.
1 John 2:6
The man who professes to be continuing in Him is himself also bound to live as He lived.
After this there was a Festival of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.