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Thursday Ten: life lessons from Jesus

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When it comes to role models, there is only one person I look up to, our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ (the ultimate Role Model). I’ve learned so much from Him and I’m still learning. Here are 10 life lessons we can all learn from the King of Kings.

1. He came not to be served, but to serve Mark 10:35-45 And here’s a lesson for future leaders: If you want to be great, SERVE! Matthew 23:11-12

Jesus Christ, the Son of the Highest, never complained to serve. He did it with humility and without placing Himself above others. 

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2. Always go beyond what is required. Matthew 5:40-42

We often hear this in the workplace, but it’s not always about the workplace for it should apply in our everyday life in general. 

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3. He is the King of mingling. He mingled with sinners which must have certainly caused a stir back then, but Jesus never judged appearances. Matthew 7:1-6 

** I’ve been studying judging in the Bible and I’m working on a post in which I’ll be exploring it even further.

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4. Forgive. Forgive. Forgive! Even if it’s 100 times, forgive. Nobody is perfect and when you forgive someone, a heavyweight is lifted off your shoulders. And when you forgive, God forgives you. Matthew 6:14-15 & Matthew 18:21-22

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5. Pray in earnest. Matthew 7:7-8

Whether your prayers are long or short, when you pray, do it in faith. Abide in Christ and ask in faith because your will is to do His will.

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6. Whenever He was tempted, He quoted scriptures.  Matthew 4:1-11

Memorizing scriptures can calm and reassure us during the storm. It’s also a great way to exercise the brain, solidify your faith and help understand God’s Word better.

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7. Live for today. Whenever I feel I’m worrying too much I am reminded that I should live for today and not worry what tomorrow may bring. Matthew 6:25-34

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8. Sometimes, we need to spend some time alone. Spending time alone with God is time well spent. It can never be a waste! It’s actually one of the best gifts we can give ourselves. Matthew 14:23

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9. Love. Love. Love! It’s all about love. After all, God is the Author of Love, not confusion and we’re encouraged to spread love wherever we may go. Matthew 22:36-40

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10. Keep your promises. Matthew 5:37

Our words should never be clouded in deceit. God set many examples by keeping promises, and we should strive to emulate Him.

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We can learn so much from Jesus for He never misled us at any time. What lesson/s have you learned from Jesus?

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28 thoughts on “Thursday Ten: life lessons from Jesus”

  1. Where would I even begin to list all the lessons He has taught me. Not all I have applied all the time. But I keep thanking HIm for helping me to get better. Some of, but only a short few, I can list right off the top of my head, is love, patience, being humble, kindness, compassion, doing more for others, and expecting nothing in return, I mean seriously we could be here until the next century. Wonderful, wonderful post me love πŸ™‚

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    1. Thanks for sharing, me dearest! Those are some awesome lessons! Patience was one of my favorite to learn. πŸ’™

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  2. Oh, I absolutely love this, Diana! Would you mind if I shared this with the other ladies in our Renew group at church? I think they’d be so encouraged by this!
    Much love, Hayley 😊❀️

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  3. I love this post so much. Such great lessons to learn πŸ‘πŸ‘.
    I have also learnt to fix my eyes and set my heart on only God, just like Jesus Christ did (Matthew 6:33), and also to diligently and continually seek God (Jeremiah 29:13) ❀.

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    1. Thank you and those are some wonderful lessons to learn as well! We do have to fix our eyes & heart on things above and not below. Thanks for sharing. πŸ’™


  4. Wonderful post, Diana! All great points! Yes to Jesus as my role model too! πŸ™‚
    That photo of the sunset with the palm tree off to the side is beautiful! I really like the carrot pic and it’s message too! Looks truly are not everything. What’s underneath the surface is the most important

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