Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith, and your purity.
I Timothy 4:12 (NLT)

Paul originally wrote this to Timothy telling him not to let anyone despise him because he was young. Rather Paul encouraged Timothy to be an example of how a believer should live. I started full time in the ministry when I was twenty and I remember how relevant this passage was to me. I wanted to be diligent and conscientious about the way I lived. But when does it stop? Each decade is a transition with a new set of issues and problems of its own. Shouldn’t an older more mature believer be an example to the younger? Shouldn’t someone in midlife be an example of a mature believer to those who are elders? No matter what age we all should be an example of what it means to follow Christ. Today might your Christian maturity be evident in what you say, the way you live, and in your love, faith and purity.

Dear Lord, help me be an example to those around me of how a Christian lives. Today help me live the way You want me to in my love, faith and purity.


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About Ronald

I am a Christian who deeply believes in God and the purposes He has put us on earth for. I started in ministry when I was 20 years old. I have been involved in both evangelism and compassion ministires. I deeply believe in our mission to help those in need. I believe however,that the church has missed our calling. We have not been effective in loving others as we would love ourselves. We have not been using our Spiritual Gifts to make a difference in this world. We have not mobilized to be the salt and light in the world. The goal of this web site is to help those interested to use their Spiritual Gifts in order to fulfill the mission Christ has given us to love the world.
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