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Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone wants to come with Me, he must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow Me.
But Jesus called them over and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles dominate them, and the men of high position exercise power over them. It must not be like that among you. On the contrary, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first among you must be your slave;read more.
just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life—a ransom for many.”
You call Me Teacher and Lord. This is well said, for I am. So if I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet. For I have given you an example that you also should do just as I have done for you.read more.
“I assure you: A slave is not greater than his master,and a messenger is not greater than the one who sent him.
In every way I’ve shown you that by laboring like this, it is necessary to help the weak and to keep in mind the words of the Lord Jesus, for He said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”
11 1 Imitate me, as I also imitate Christ.
Therefore, be imitators of God, as dearly loved children. And walk in love, as the Messiah also loved us and gave Himself for us, a sacrificial and fragrant offering to God.
accepting one another and forgiving one another if anyone has a complaint against another. Just as the Lord has forgiven you, so you must also forgive.
For what credit is there if you sin and are punished, and you endure it? But when you do what is good and suffer, if you endure it, this brings favor with God. For you were called to this,
because Christ also suffered for you,
leaving you an example,
so that you should follow in His steps. He did not commit sin,
and no deceitwas found in His mouth;
The one who says he remains in Him should walk just as He walked.
Everyone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life residing in him. This is how we have come to know love: He laid down His life for us. We should also lay down our lives for our brothers.
- Attitudes, to other people
- Becoming More Like Christ
- Christ Our Example
- Christ's Disciples Will Suffer
- Commandments Of Christ
- Commitment, to Jesus Christ
- Giving, Of Oneself
- Imitating Jesus
- Learning From Jesus
- Love And Forgiveness
- Orthodoxy, In Nt
- Sanctification, Means And Results
- Spiritual Vitality
- Union With Christ, Significance Of