The voice of one crying in the wilderness: “Make straight the way of the LORD” (John 1:23)

We Become What Jesus Was to Become What He Is


Jesus Christ, the Firstborn among many children of God (Romans 8:29), came to show us The Way (John 14:6, John 15:20, Hebrews 12:2-3).
Jesus Christ was begotten twice — once through man (Luke 2:7) and once through God (Psalm 2:7, Hebrews 1:5). So must we be (John 3:3-6, 1 Corinthians 15:53, 1 Peter 1:23).
Jesus Christ was baptized (Matthew 3:16). So must we be (Acts 2:38, Acts 22:16).
Jesus Christ lived a faithful life of obedient service to His Father and others (John 8:29, Hebrews 3:1-2). So must we (Matthew 16:24, Matthew 24:45-51, Matthew 25:31-46, Luke 9:23-26, John 14:21, John 15:6-10, Romans 8:12-14, 1 Corinthians 7:19, Philippians 2:5-11, Titus 2:11-12, Revelation 14:12).
Jesus Christ died and rose again (Matthew 28:5-7). So must we (Romans 6:4-11, Galatians 2:20, Colossians 3:3-4).
Jesus Christ ascended to glory. So shall we… if we follow Him (Matthew 7:21-23, John 12:26, Romans 2:5-11, 1 Corinthians 15:47-52 Galatians 6:7-9, Colossians 1:21-23, Hebrews 3:14, 2 Peter 1:5-11, Revelation 21:7, Revelation 22:14).
“A servant is not greater than his Master; nor is he who is sent greater than he who sent him.” (John 13:16)
“For the earnest expectation of the creation eagerly waits for the revealing of the sons of God.” (Romans 8:19)
** All verses cited from the New King James Version


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