The Power of Example

Mark Dever | March 1, 2010

Series: 9Marks Top 100

“Example is not the main thing in life—it is the only thing.” Through that sentence, the famous medical missionary and author, Albert Schweitzer, stated clearly the importance and power of example. How many of us reading this, have been influenced by the powerful life of some pastor, elder or other Christian that we saw early in our lives. If I mention “a faithful pastor,” whose image crops up in your mind? If I mention “a faithful Christian,” who do you think of?

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