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Re: [XTalk] More like Christ?

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  • Jeffrey B. Gibson
    ... More than that. It s the image of the suffering servant that Paul displays. Jeffrey -- Jeffrey B. Gibson, D.Phil. (Oxon.) 1500 W. Pratt Blvd. #1 Chicago,
    Message 1 of 12 , Sep 19, 2004
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      Peter Kirby wrote:

      > On Thu, 16 Sep 2004 08:44:53 -0500, Jeffrey B. Gibson wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > > Peter Kirby wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > >> On Wed, 15 Sep 2004 23:53:16 -0500, Joseph Weaks wrote:
      > >>
      > >>
      > >>> I googled my sermon database and came up with a sermon synopsis
      > >>> on what it means to "be like Jesus", based upon Acts 9:36-43.
      > >>> Maybe it could provide some fodder.
      > >>>
      > >>
      > >> I did a quick review of the discussion; I didn't see this
      > >> mentioned:
      > >>
      > >>
      > >> 1 Cor 11:1. "Be imitators of me, as I am of Christ." (NAB)
      > >>
      > >>
      > >> That's cross-referenced to these two sentences:
      > >>
      > >>
      > >> 1 Cor 4:16. "Therefore, I urge you, be imitators of me."
      > >>
      > >>
      > >> Phil 3:17. "Join with others in being imitators of me, brothers,
      > >> and observe those who thus conduct themselves according to the
      > >> model you have in us."
      > >>
      > >> I guess you could call this Imitatio Pauli.
      > >>
      > >
      > > Perhaps. But what specifically are they to imitate?
      >
      > Peter:
      > Good conduct is what they are to imitate, I think.

      More than that. It's the image of the suffering servant that Paul displays.

      Jeffrey

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      Jeffrey B. Gibson, D.Phil. (Oxon.)

      1500 W. Pratt Blvd. #1
      Chicago, IL 60626

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