Parables, and Miracles of Christ
IN whose steps should we follow?
"For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for
us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow His steps." 1
2. How should
the Christian walk?
that saith he abideth in Him ought himself also so to walk, even as He
walked." 1 John 2:6. See Col. 2:6.
3. What mind
should be in us?
this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus." Phil. 2:5.
mind of Christ was characterized by humility (verses 6-8); dependence
upon God (John 5:19,30); a determination to do only the Father's will
(John 5:30; 6:38); thoughtfulness of others (Acts 10:38); and a
willingness to sacrifice and suffer, and even to die, for the good of
others (2 Cor. 8:9; Rom. 5:6-8; 1 Peter 2:24).
4. As a
child, what example did Christ set in the matter of obeying His parents?
"And He went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto
them." Luke 2:51.
5. How are
His childhood and youth described?
Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with
God and man." Verse 52.
example did He set concerning baptism?
cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to
of him. But John
forbade 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." Matt. 3:13-15.
7. How did
Christ teach the prayerful life?
went out into a mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to
God." Luke 6:12. "He took Peter and John and James, and
up into a mountain to pray." Luke 9:28.
8. To what
kind of work did Jesus devote His life?
"Who went about doing
good." Acts 10:38.
9. For whom
and why did Christ leave the riches of heaven?
"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 Cor. 8:9.
reviled and mistreated, what did He do?
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.
11. How did
He pray for those who crucified Him?
said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do."
Luke 23:34. See Acts 3:17.
12. What is
the inspired testimony concerning Him?
hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore God, even Thy
God, hath anointed Thee with the oil of gladness above Thy fellows."
sweetness, sits enthroned
Upon the Saviour's brow;
with radiant light is crowned,
His lips with grace o'erflow.
No mortal can
with Him compare,
Among the sons of men;
Fairer is He
than all the fair
That fill the
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