1 Corinthians 11:1-2 Like most kids my age, I was obsessed with Michael Jordan growing up. I spent several nights as a kid watching Jordan and the Bulls dominate the NBA. Just like the song said, I wanted to be just like Mike. I would spend hours shooting fadeaway jump shots in my backyard trying to mimic Jordan’s shot. It would also drive my mom nuts because I would often stick my tongue out while I was playing basketball because that’s what He did. I can still remember hearing my mom yell at me that I was going to bite my tongue off if I didn’t stop it. When you admire someone, you imitate them whether you realize it or not. How many times have you heard a parent say something to their kid only to stop themselves afterwards after they realize they have become just like their mother or father? This is what it means in the Bible to be a disciple or follower of Jesus. It simply means that you begin to become more and more like Christ in how you live your life. God doesn’t expect us to be perfect overnight (or ever perfect for that matter), but He does want us to go through the process of becoming like Jesus. We are to imitate Christ. We are to love, serve, and sacrifice for those God has put in our life. That’s what it means to be a follower of Jesus. // TWO-A-DAYS // GO A LITTLE FARTHER WITH YOUR DAILY DEVOTIONS // Go through these questions with your spouse, kids, or friend, or you can even journal about the answers to these questions:

  1. What was the best part of your day?
  2. What was the toughest part of your day?
  3. Where did you mess up today?
  4. Where did you see God today?
Reflect: How do you feel about the phrase: “Being a Christian is less about trying to be a good Christian and more about trying to become more like Jesus everyday”? Why do you feel that way? Pray: Spend some time talking to God about all the things about Him that you think is awesome. Ask Him to help you have the same types of qualities in your life. READ THROUGH THE NEW TESTAMENT: Today’s Reading: Ephesians 6]]>