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Then Jesus said to his disciples, "If anyone desires to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.
But Jesus summoned them, and said, "You know that the rulers of the nations lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them. It shall not be so among you, but whoever desires to become great among you shall be your servant. Whoever desires to be first among you shall be your bondservant,read more.
even as the Son of Man came not to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many."
You call me, 'Teacher' and 'Lord.' You say so correctly, for so I am. If I then, the Lord and the 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 as I have done to you.read more.
Most certainly I tell you, a servant is not greater than his lord, neither one who is sent greater than he who sent him.
In all things I gave you an example, that so laboring you ought to help the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he himself said, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"
Be imitators of me, even as I also am of Christ.
Be therefore imitators of God, as beloved children. Walk in love, even as Christ also loved you, and gave himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling fragrance.
bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, if any man has a complaint against any; even as Christ forgave you, so you also do.
For what glory is it if, when you sin, you patiently endure beating? But if, when you do well, you patiently endure suffering, this is commendable with God. For to this you were called, because Christ also suffered for us, leaving you an example, that you should follow his steps, who did not sin, "neither was deceit found in his mouth."
he who says he remains in him ought himself also to walk just like he walked.
Whoever hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life remaining in him. By this we know love, because he laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for the 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