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We Should be Imitators of Christ

Ephesians 5:1

Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children

RevRayI remember growing up – always wanting to do what my father was doing.  I remember going hunting with him when all I could carry was a toy rifle.  We would sit for hours waiting for the squirrels to come out.  I remember my first time out with my .410 shotgun and seeing the squirrel through the woods and waiting for it to arrive at the nut tree we were watching.  I tried to do what my father would have done – as he watched me imitate him.

When I was growing up – I remember playing first base and third base (not at the same time – lol) and I remember trying to imitate Boog Powell and Brooks Robinson – two of my favorite players.  On our home at the time there was a brick chimney and I use to bounce balls off of it and try to make great plays fielding the ball like they often did.  I could always make up a game in my mind. Continue reading

May 14, 2013 Posted by | Daily Devotion, Discipleship, Encouragement, Faith Journey, From the Pastor | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

   

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