Be an Example

In Sunday School this morning, we heard a good lesson on being an example. Now the lesson was directed to the teenagers but it’s applications are for everyone.

Each Christian is an example, whether a good example or a bad example. People around us are watching us to see how we act as Christians.

“Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.” 1 Timothy‬ ‭4:12‬ ‭KJV‬‬

God tells us the different areas that we need to be an example in.

In word – what we say. Our speech should be honoring and uplifting!

In conversation – how we live. People should watch our life and be able to tell we are Christians.

In charity – how we love. Our love towards others should be unmatched. We should be loving and caring to those we come in contact with.

In spirit – our attitude. We should have a joyful spirit. Christ is our Saviour, we have nothing to be down or depressed about.

In faith – our Christianity. We should know what we believe and why we believe it. We shouldn’t be swayed by every new thing that comes along.

In purity – blameless. Avoid all appearance of evil. We need to live a life above blame.

Wherever you are be an example.

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