The 2x2s believe Jesus came to show mankind how to live, to be the Example for all mankind, to be the Example preacher, and to be the Pattern for all true preachers follow.
Hymn 91: “He lived to show me how to live…” (Hymns Old & New)
John 13:15 – For I have given you an example, that ye should do as I have done to you.
1 Peter 2:21 – For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps:
Worker Quote: He gave us a perfect example as children, Christians and preachers. I am glad to follow in that example… (Bert Wiseham)
Worker Quote: I wonder if it is clear in your minds what is really in these two foundations. To begin with, the preachers are far apart. The one seeks for honor and recognition in this world and some do it very honestly and sincerely perhaps; and sincerely as Saul of Tarsus did. They think that is the way to do God’s work. They are filling a high place and getting honor and recognition in this world at the expense of God and people think that is the way to get to Heaven today. The other preacher takes Jesus as his pattern! I want to be in this world like my Master was. I don’t want to own a home as the clergy does. I don’t want any of this world’s goods, I only want to live my life like Jesus did and suffer for Him (George Walker, Aug. 25, 1918).