September 25, 2020
“You, Follow Me”
I have been in the “education game” for many decades and I realize that it is important that I be both a "guide from the side and a sage on the stage." Both of these styles are to stimulate students to study, reflect, and discover.
I also have discovered it is true that sometimes truth is better “caught than taught.” However, both are foundational in forming a mature Christian. The New Testament is the inspired and inerrant word of God. (2 Tim. 3:6) It is to be read, preached, and obeyed. (2 Tim. 1:13, 2:15, 4:2) Paul reminds us; “Until I come, give attention to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation and teaching.” (I Tim. 4:13)
It must not escape our notice that the New Testament exhorts us to also be Followers. The word often used is the Greek word mimetai - translated in English with the words Mimic or Imitate.
I guess that leaves me with only two questions:
Serving Him with you, until He comes for us,