Biblical Leadership Lesson 3: Exemplary Behavior

Memory Verse: 1 Timothy 4:12

Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

Definition of conversationthis is an old word that refers to your daily behavior, conduct, lifestyle or way of life. As your speech is what you say, then your conduct is what you do.

Supporting Verses: Ephesians 4:22, 1 Peter 1:14-15, 1 Peter. 2:11, 2 Peter 3:11

  1. Consider the Word: What word should describe all of your conduct as a child of God? (1 Pet. 1:15)
  2. Consider the Word: What kind of behavior is the opposite of this? (1 Pet. 1:14)
  3. Consider the Word: What does it mean to “abstain?” (1 Pet. 2:11)
  4. Consider the Word: What kind of behavior should you have in the world? (1 Pet. 2:12)
  5. Explain the Word: How should you behave according to 1 Peter 2:13?
  6. Explain the Word: How should you behave according to 1 Peter 2:18?
  7. Consider the Word: What does it mean to “put off” and “put on?” (Eph. 4:22-24)
  8. Explain the Word: Describe the kind of behavior do unregenerate people follow. (Eph. 4:19)
  9. Explain the Word: How should you behave according to Ephesians 4:28?
  10. Explain the Word: How should you not behave according to Ephesians 5:3?
  11. Explain the Word: How should you not behave according to Ephesians 5:18?
  12. Explain the Word: Why should we live in a holy, godly manner (2 Pet. 3:11)?
  13. Personalize the Word: What biblical thought(s) from this lesson challenges or encourages you the most?
  14. Take Action: Will you prayerfully evaluate your calling by God as a Christian man to put off ungodly behavior and put on godly behavior that is an example to other believers and to the world at large?

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