Disciples, characteristics of
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Imitate me, as I do the Messiah.
This is, in fact, what you were called to do, because: The Messiah also suffered for you and left an example for you to follow in his steps.
"If you love me, keep my commandments.
"Don't let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me.
But I say to you, love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you, so that you will become children of your Father in heaven, because he makes his sun rise on both evil and good people, and he lets rain fall on the righteous and the unrighteous.
In the same way, let your light shine before people in such a way that they will see your good actions and glorify your Father in heaven."
Then Jesus told his disciples, "If anyone wants to follow me, he must deny himself, pick up his cross, and follow me continuously.
Then looking at the people sitting around him, he said, "Here are my mother and my brothers! Whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother."
"You are the salt of the world. But if the salt should lose its taste, how can it be made salty again? It's good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled on by people.
"Abide in me, and I will abide in you. Just as the branch cannot produce fruit by itself unless it abides in the vine, neither can you unless you abide in me.
Place my yoke on you and learn from me, because I am gentle and humble, and you will find rest for your souls,
"Follow me," he told them, "and I will make you fishers of people!"
Therefore, as you go, disciple people in all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit,
But you'll receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you, and you'll be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."
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