This sermon by Rev. C.H. Spurgeon explores the idea of Christians imitating Jesus Christ in their lives. Spurgeon emphasizes the importance of Christians being bold, loving, humble, and holy, just as Jesus was. He encourages believers to imitate Christ at all times, in public, in the church, and in their homes. Spurgeon also reminds readers that imitating Christ is not possible without knowing Him as their Redeemer and studying His character. The ultimate goal of imitating Christ is to bring glory to God and to be assured of eternal life with Him.

Discussion Questions

  1. What does it mean to imitate Jesus Christ in our lives? How can we strive to be like Him?
  2. Why is it important for Christians to be bold in their faith? How can we be bold for Christ in our daily lives?
  3. How can we show love and kindness to others, just as Jesus did? Why is love such an important characteristic for Christians to have?
  4. In what ways can we cultivate humility in our lives? Why is humility important for imitating Christ?
  5. How can we strive for holiness in our lives? What are some practical ways we can pursue holiness and live a life that reflects Christ?
  6. Why is it important for Christians to be consistent in their faith, both in public and in private? How can we ensure that our actions align with our beliefs?
  7. How does knowing Jesus as our Redeemer and studying His character help us in imitating Him? Why is it important to have the Holy Spirit’s help in becoming more like Christ?


Dear Heavenly Father, we come before you with grateful hearts, thanking you for the example of Jesus Christ. We pray that you would help us to imitate Him in our lives, to be bold, loving, humble, and holy. Give us the strength and courage to live out our faith in all areas of our lives, whether in public, in the church, or in our homes. Help us to know Jesus as our Redeemer and to study His character, so that we may become more like Him each day. Fill us with your Holy Spirit, that we may have the power to live as imitators of Christ. May our lives bring glory to you and point others to your goodness and grace. In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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