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Dec 7: Jesus Christ, Exemplar


Discussion

  • Watch the video prior to ready.
  • What will you do today that Jesus would have done if He was in the same situation?
  • Moroni 7:48 What does it mean to be a TRUE FOLLOWER of Jesus Christ?
  • Several scriptures talk about how Christ is our example. When has someone inspired you in a Christ-like way?
  • In what way is your example leading people to Christ?
  • What characteristic of Christ do I need to work on the most to become more like Him?
  • “Real adoration of Jesus as our Savior but also as the perfect leader will lead us to emulation of Him.” Elder Neal A. Maxwell
  • Which family member has been a good example to you?
  • Additional Resources

    • Light the World Day 07
    • Scriptures from the Topical Guide

      Matt. 4:19
      19 And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.
      Mark 8:34
      34 And when he had called the people unto him with his disciples also, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.
      Mark 10:21
      21 Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, take up the cross, and follow me.
      Luke 9:23
      23 And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.
      D&C 56:2
      2 And he that will not take up his cross and follow me, and keep my commandments, the same shall not be saved.
      John 10:27
      27 My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me:
      John 13:15
      15 For I have given you an example, that ye should do as I have done to you.
      John 14:6
      6 Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.
      John 21:22
      22 Jesus saith unto him, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to thee? follow thou me.
      Eph. 5:1
      1 Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children;
      Heb. 4:15
      15 For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.
      Heb. 5:8
      8 Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered;
      1 Pet. 2:21
      21 For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps:
      1 Jn. 4:17
      17 Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment: because as he is, so are we in this world.
      2 Ne. 31:16
      16 And now, my beloved brethren, I know by this that unless a man shall endure to the end, in following the example of the Son of the living God, he cannot be saved.
      3 Ne. 12:48
      48 Therefore I would that ye should be perfect even as I, or your Father who is in heaven is perfect.
      3 Ne. 18:6
      6 And this shall ye always observe to do, even as I have done, even as I have broken bread and blessed it and given it unto you.
      3 Ne. 18:16
      16 And as I have prayed among you even so shall ye pray in my church, among my people who do repent and are baptized in my name. Behold I am the light; I have set an example for you.
      3 Ne. 27:21
      21 Verily, verily, I say unto you, this is my gospel; and ye know the things that ye must do in my church; for the works which ye have seen me do that shall ye also do; for that which ye have seen me do even that shall ye do;
      3 Ne. 27:27
      27 And know ye that ye shall be judges of this people, according to the judgment which I shall give unto you, which shall be just. Therefore, what manner of men ought ye to be? Verily I say unto you, even as I am.
      Moro. 7:48
      48 Wherefore, my beloved brethren, pray unto the Father with all the energy of heart, that ye may be filled with this love, which he hath bestowed upon all who are true followers of his Son, Jesus Christ; that ye may become the sons of God; that when he shall appear we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is; that we may have this hope; that we may be purified even as he is pure. Amen.
      D&C 35:2
      2 I am Jesus Christ, the Son of God, who was crucified for the sins of the world, even as many as will believe on my name, that they may become the sons of God, even one in me as I am one in the Father, as the Father is one in me,
      that we may be one.

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