1 Corinthians 4:16, 11:1 Philippians 3:17 NIV 2011
Therefore I urge you to imitate me.
Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ.
Join together in following my example, brothers and sisters, and just as you have us as a model, keep you eyes on those who live as we do.
Paul met Jesus on the road to Damascus. He understood living a life like Christ reflected God’s example for others to follow. At every mission stop on his journey for Christ, he modeled Christ. Philippians 4:9, “Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you.” Christ was his example, all his apostles including Paul, were living examples and all followers were the example for those that did not know Christ crucified. A believer’s lifestyle needs to reflect one worth following.
As a mother, while I’ve tried to reflect Christ in our home, there have been times when the screeching witch arrived instead. At one point I figured I’d used up my grace allotment but found God and my girls had more. Being a wife I must confess the same faults. I am thankful my sweet husband has withstood the test of time with me and has forgiven me more times than I can count. Forgiven, my daily goal is to reflect Christ in how I live my life.
What does a Christ-like lifestyle reflect?
Living lives like Christ,