"Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us...."
I sat and posed for him, and as he worked his smile grew wide. I couldn’t wait to see my likeness captured with unparalleled excellence. But when he finished and handed me the smeared paper,
I saw a cartoonish face that looked nothing like me at all!
As Christians, many of us are painting portraits of Jesus with our lives, and they are portraits that look nothing like Him. We are called to be imitators of Christ, to structure our lives so that we reflect His image well. Remember: the world will come to know Jesus from the reflection of Him that they see in us.
LET'S BE PEOPLE WHO PAINT GOOD PORTRAITS TODAY, PORTRAITS THAT REFLECT THE IMAGE OF CHRIST TO THE WORLD.
Bible In A Year
- Exodus 1-2
- Psalm 26
- Mark 6