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Pattern, Helper, and Friend
How alone should
the Christian walk?
"He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even
as he walked." 1 John 2:6. (See Colossians 2:6.)
What mind should be
"Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:"
While yet but a
child, what example of obedience to parents did He present to us?
"And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was
subject unto them: but his mother kept all these sayings in her
heart." Luke 2:51.
How are His
childhood and youth described?
"And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in
favour with God and man." Luke 2:52.
What example did He
give us in regard to baptism?
"Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be
baptized of him. But John forbad him, saying, I have need to be
baptized of thee, and comest thou to me? And Jesus answering said unto
him, Suffer it to be so now: for thus it becometh
us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffered him."
How important was
prayer in His life?
"And it came to pass in those days, that he went out into a
mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God." Luke
"And it came to pass about an eight days after these sayings, he took
Peter and John and James, and went up into a mountain to pray." Luke
To what kind of
work did Jesus dedicate His life?
"How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with
power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were
oppressed of the devil; for God was with him." Acts 10:38.
What was it that
caused Jesus to leave the riches of heaven and come down and live here on
"For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that, though he
was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, that ye through his
poverty might be rich." 2 Corinthians 8:9.
reviled, and mistreated, what did He do?
"Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he
suffered, he threatened not; but committed himself to him that
judgeth righteously:" 1 Peter 2:23.
How did He pray for
those who crucified Him?
"Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them;
for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment,
and cast lots." Luke 23:34. (See Acts 3:17.)
What did the Bible
predict His life would be like?
"Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore
God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy
fellows." Hebrews 1:9.
How powerfully can
Jesus bring us salvation?
"Who is this that cometh from Edom, with dyed garments from
Bozrah? this that is glorious in his apparel, travelling in the greatness
of his strength? I that speak in righteousness, mighty to save."
What was Christ's
purpose in coming to this world?
"For the Son of man is come to seek and
to save that which was lost." Luke 19:10.
Through what was
Christ made a complete and perfect Saviour?
"For it became him, for whom are all things, and by whom are all
things, in bringing many sons unto glory, to make the captain of their
salvation perfect through sufferings." Hebrews 2:10.
As a result of His
suffering and temptation, what is Christ able to do?
"For in that he himself hath suffered being tempted, he is
able to succour them that are tempted." Hebrews 2:18.
How complete a
Saviour is He?
"Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that
come unto God by him, seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for
them." Hebrews 7:25.
From what is He
able to keep us?
"Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and
to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding
joy. To the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty,
dominion and power, both now and for ever. Amen." Jude 1:24,25.
What does Jesus,
our Pattern, Helper, and Friend, call those who accept Him?
"Henceforth I call you not servants; for
the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends;
for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto
you." John 15:15.
What kind of friend
"A man that hath friends must show himself friendly: and there is
a friend that sticketh closer than a brother." Proverbs 18:24.
What is the
evidence of a genuine friend?
"A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for
adversity." Proverbs 17:17.