“Remember your leaders, who spoke the word of God to you.  Consider the outcome of their way of life and imitate their faith.”  (Hebrews 13:7, NIV)

Today’s scripture is today’s challenge for us!

Can you remember your former Sunday School and Vacation Bible School teachers; or your small group bible discussion leaders; or a former pastor or anyone else to whom you looked-up who “spoke the word of God to you”?

Will you consider the outcome of their lifestyle of prayer, study, service to others, and faithful obedience?

Are you willing to accept the challenge of imitating their faith in God?

There is great encouragement (and strength) for us today in the histories of God’s faithful ones.  – Luther

Special note: Tomorrow (November 10) marks the 244th anniversary of the founding of the U. S. Marine Corps.  God’s grace, mercy and peace to all who have worn the eagle, globe, and anchor insignia — and to their parents, spouses, and children.  Happy birthday, Marines!  Semper fidelis!

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