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The power of Jesus’ life, words, and sacrifice changes everything for followers, as decisions, motivations, and actions undergo a continual transformation from deformation to reformation.

Titus 2:11-14

11 For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people, 12 training us to renounce ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright, and godly lives in the present age, 13 waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, 14 who gave himself for us to redeem us from all lawlessness and to purify for himself a people for his own possession who are zealous for good works.

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Imitating Jesus and his true followers goes beyond external acts, words, and appearances to also encompassing underlying character and inner convictions, to be solid examples able to gracefully withstand opposition.

1 Thessalonians 1:4-7

4 For we know, brothers loved by God, that he has chosen you, 5 because our gospel came to you not only in word, but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction. You know what kind of men we proved to be among you for your sake. 6 And you became imitators of us and of the Lord, for you received the word in much affliction, with the joy of the Holy Spirit, 7 so that you became an example to all the believers in Macedonia and in Achaia.

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