Not Perfect, But Worth Imitating

I urge you, then, be imitators of me (1 Corinthians 4:16).

“God has designed the Christian life so that much of one’s progress comes through imitating other Christians, imperfect though they be.” — ESVSB

Every Christian should seek to live a life worth emulating. ?What do your friends see in you that they can imitate? ?What do your children see? ?What would a new believer want to replicate?

Are you cheerful in trials? ?Humble? ?Do you have a heart to serve? ?Is your faith worth imitating? ?Do you consistently pursue the Lord?

I want to imitate Charles Spurgeon’s love of Jesus, John Newton’s joy, CJ Mahaney’s humility, David Powlison’s compassion.? I want to imitate the way so many in our church serve, and the perseverance of so many of my friends in affliction.

Who do you seek to imitate and why?

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