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Old 06-01-2010, 10:08 AM
 
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what does it mean to you.. to follow jesus.. in your view/experience , how is it done?
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Old 06-01-2010, 10:18 AM
 
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Keeping my eyes on Him while denying myself.
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Old 06-01-2010, 10:35 AM
 
Location: Sierra Nevada Land, CA
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Being in relationship with God thru His Son.

And letting Him change me. (not that I do a very good job at that )
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Old 06-01-2010, 10:47 AM
 
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Being in relationship with God thru His Son.

And letting Him change me. (not that I do a very good job at that )

i feel the same way sometimes.. i want to change but feel stuck in certain ways that i have...i guess it takes time and patience
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Old 06-01-2010, 12:20 PM
 
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what does it mean to you.. to follow jesus.. in your view/experience , how is it done?
1.) Just be Love. Be in the world without being of it. Be love to everyone and everything. Just BE.

2.) By asking God for His Divine Love. As It fills my soul, it eradicates all sin and all tendencies to sin.
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Old 06-01-2010, 06:04 PM
 
Location: Salt Lake City
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what does it mean to you.. to follow jesus.. in your view/experience , how is it done?
It means trying to pattern my life after His, in terms of how I treat my fellow human beings and in how I honor and worship my Heavenly Father. It means taking upon myself His Name, and always standing for what I believe.
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Old 06-01-2010, 07:30 PM
 
Location: arizona ... most of the time
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what does it mean to you.. to follow jesus.. in your view/experience , how is it done?
It is to believe that Jesus is your substitute for sin not your example to follow.....it's done by faith.

By Jesus being my personal subsitute, those who believe Jesus as such, now (not someday) have the command demanded by God the Father fulfilled...

Be perfect (NT command), Be Holy (OT command)


Hebrews 10:14
because by one sacrifice he has made perfect forever those who are being made holy.
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Old 06-01-2010, 08:40 PM
 
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I think 2 Peter 2:21-23 (from the KJV) explains it pretty well...

For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps: Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth: Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not; but committed himself to him that judgeth righteously.

Philippians 3:12-13 (from the NLT) further clarifies what it means to follow Christ...

I don't mean to say that I have already achieved these things or that I have already reached perfection! But I keep working toward that day when I will finally be all the Christ Jesus saved me for and wants me to be.

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Old 06-01-2010, 09:05 PM
 
Location: Pikeville, Ky.
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I follow Jesus because I believe in Him and He is my strength, my source of comfort, and my way home."The Lord is my Shepherd"..
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Old 06-01-2010, 09:15 PM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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I follow Jesus because I believe in Him and He is my strength, my source of comfort, and my way home."The Lord is my Shepherd"..
I am looking for my way home, also, and Jesus said he was THE WAY, so off I go.
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