30 Bible Verses about Imitating
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Beloved, do not imitate what is evil, but what is good. The one who does good is of God; the one who does evil has not seen God.
For you have been called for this purpose, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example for you to follow in His steps,
Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children;
Brethren, join in following my example, and observe those who walk according to the pattern you have in us.
because it is written, “You shall be holy, for I am holy.”
Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me.
And He summoned the crowd with His disciples, and said to them, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me.
And He was saying to them all, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me.
For I gave you an example that you also should do as I did to you.
Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh in regard to its lusts.
Be imitators of me, just as I also am of Christ.
Therefore I exhort you, be imitators of me.
The things you have learned and received and heard and seen in me, practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you.
not because we do not have the right to this, but in order to offer ourselves as a model for you, so that you would follow our example.
For you yourselves know how you ought to follow our example, because we did not act in an undisciplined manner among you,
You also became imitators of us and of the Lord, having received the word in much tribulation with the joy of the Holy Spirit,
so that you will not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
For you, brethren, became imitators of the churches of God in Christ Jesus that are in Judea, for you also endured the same sufferings at the hands of your own countrymen, even as they did from the Jews,
You shall not follow the masses in doing evil, nor shall you testify in a dispute so as to turn aside after a multitude in order to pervert justice;
beware that you are not ensnared to follow them, after they are destroyed before you, and that you do not inquire after their gods, saying, ‘How do these nations serve their gods, that I also may do likewise?’
Topics on Imitating
Imitating Good Kings2 Chronicles 11:17
Imitating Good PeopleHebrews 13:7
Imitating Jesus1 Peter 2:21
Imitating Others1 Corinthians 11:1
Imitating Wicked Kings1 Kings 15:34
He did evil in the sight of the Lord, and
Imitating Wicked People2 Kings 17:15
Not Imitating EvilExodus 23:24
Not Imitating Good1 Samuel 8:3
His sons, however, did not walk in his ways, but turned aside after dishonest gain and
- Abstinence as a discipline
- Attitudes Of Self Denial
- Being a Model
- Christ's Disciples Will Suffer
- Commitment, to Jesus Christ
- Crucifying Our Flesh
- Examples, Good
- Giving, Of Oneself
- God, Suffering Of
- Gospel, Requirements Of
- Imitating Good People
- Imitating Jesus
- Imitating Others
- Instructions About Following
- Learning From Jesus
- Learning From Other People
- Loving One Another
- Orthodoxy, In Nt
- Our Crucifixion
- Participation In Christ Sufferings
- Participation, In Christ