- Diligently study and apply the teachings of Jesus. Let them challenge and change you. Work out their implications in every detail of your life.
- Invite believers and non-believers alike to study the teachings of Jesus. Invite people to come to Jesus as a Teacher, and then allow his teachings to lead them to the Christ.
The people were amazed at his teaching, because he taught them as one who had authority, not as the teachers of the law.
Teacher, we know you are a man of integrity. You aren't swayed by men, because you pay no attention to who they are; but you teach the way of God in accordance with the truth.
Ghandi: Jesus occupies in my heart the place of one of the greatest teachers who have had a considerable influence on my life. I shall say to the Hindus that your life will be incomplete unless you reverentially study the teachings of Jesus
Herbert Muller: The essential teachings of Jesus... were literally revolutionary, and will always remain so if they are taken seriously.
HG Wells: I am an historian, I am not a believer, but I must confess as a historian that this penniless preacher from Nazareth is irrevocably the very centre of history. Jesus Christ is easily the most dominant figure in all history.
Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.