Jesus will develop your gifts through the discipleship of experienced, gifted people. Ask the Lord for guidance.

Jesus will develop your gifts through the discipleship of experienced, gifted people. Ask the Lord for guidance.

“And they cast lots for their duty, the small as well as the great, the teacher with the student.” (1Chr 25:8)

“Imitate [mimetes] me, just as I also imitate Christ.” (1Cor 11:1)

“but be an example [tupos] to the believers in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity.” (1Tim 4:12)

“The things which you learned and received and heard and saw in me, these do, and the God of peace will be with you.” (Phil 4:9)

“imitate those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.” (Heb 6:12)

“Hold fast the pattern [hupotuposis] of sound words which you have heard from me, in faith and love which are in Christ Jesus.” (2Tim 1:13)

“Brethren, join in following my example [summimetes=fellow imitator, imitators together], and note those who so walk, as you have us for a pattern [tupos].” (Phil 3:17)

“If you instruct the brethren in these things, you will be a good minister of Jesus Christ, nourished in the words of faith and of the good doctrine which you have carefully followed.” (1Tim 4:6)

“For though you might have ten thousand instructors in Christ, yet you do not have many fathers; for in Christ Jesus I have begotten you through the gospel. Therefore I urge you, imitate [mimete] me.” (1Cor 4:15-16)

“And the things that you have heard from me among many witnesses, commit these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.” (2Tim 2:2)

“But you have carefully followed my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longsuffering, love, perseverance” (2Tim 3:10)

“But you must continue in the things which you have learned and been assured of, knowing from whom you have learned them” (2Tim 3:14)

“Therefore, brethren, stand fast [steko] and hold [krateo] the traditions which you were taught, whether by word or our epistle.” (2Thes 2:15)

“For our gospel did not come to you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Spirit and in much assurance, as you know what kind of men we were among you for your sake.” (1Thes 1:5)

“But you, O man of God, flee [pheugo] these things and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, gentleness.” (1Tim 6:11)

“Flee [pheugo] also youthful lusts; but pursue righteousness, faith, love, peace with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.” (2Tim 2:22)

“You are witnesses, and God also, how devoutly and justly and blamelessly we behaved ourselves among you who believe” (1Thes 2:10)

“Only let your conduct be worthy [axios] of the gospel of Christ” (Phil 1:27)

“I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you to walk worthy [axios] of the calling [klesis] with which you were called [kaleo]” (Eph 4:1)

“to ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; that you may walk worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing Him” (Col 1:9,10)

Reading: 1Chr 25-27; Jn 15