“In everything set them an example by doing what is good. In your teaching show integrity, seriousness and soundness of speech that cannot be condemned, so that those who oppose you may be ashamed because they have nothing bad to say about us.” Titus 2:7-8
Think about someone from your past who has made a difference, someone who has left an indelible impression on your life. Whether that person was a teacher or parent or coach or some other figure, we all have someone who left their mark on us. God wants us to be that kind of person – the kind that leaves a positive mark on those around us. Today’s verse shows us how.
As you go through your day today, look for ways to set an example to those around you. Be a person of integrity, and do what is good. In our world, that kind of thing stands out. It gives us the opportunity to tell others why we live the way we live. It gives us the chance to talk about Jesus!
Pray for opportunities to display integrity, kindness, and goodness to someone in your life. Then, pray for the words they need to hear that will point them to Jesus.
Think of a random act of kindness that you can perform for someone. But don’t let it just be an act; follow that act up with telling them WHY you did it. In other words, tell them that because of Christ’s example in your life, you want to set an example to others as well!