A role model is someone you observe for the purpose of becoming more like. For the Christian, God has given us role models in His Word but the only perfect one is Jesus. However, we can learn from many Bible characters and verses about how to be a great role model. Here are the best 15 Bible verses about role models.
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Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.
- James 1:27
whoever says he abides in him ought to walk in the same way in which he walked.
- 1 John 2:6
For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in his steps.
- 1 Peter 2:21
Brothers, join in imitating me, and keep your eyes on those who walk according to the example you have in us.
- Philippians 3:17
Be imitators of me, as I am of Christ.
- 1 Corinthians 11:1
The saying is trustworthy: If anyone aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task. Therefore an overseer must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, sober-minded, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach.
- 1 Timothy 3:1-2
Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith.
- Hebrews 13:7
Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.
- 1 Timothy 4:12
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first commandment with a promise), “that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.
- Ephesians 6:1-3
Beloved, do not imitate evil but imitate good. Whoever does good is from God; whoever does evil has not seen God.
- 3 John 1:11
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
- Galatians 5:22-23
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
- Ephesians 6:4
Show yourself in all respects to be a model of good works, and in your teaching show integrity, dignity, and sound speech that cannot be condemned, so that an opponent may be put to shame, having nothing evil to say about us.
- Titus 2:7-8
But the LORD said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the LORD sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart.”
- 1 Samuel 16:7
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.
- Proverbs 22:6
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