How to be a great student

With my last article, I wrote about being a great teacher and now I want to look at the other side of the coin, which is, being a great student. The best teachers become great teachers by first being great students. Unfortunately, the motto for our modern era has become “do as I say and not as I do”. We want people to learn from our theory but we do not want to be held to the same standards. That is not good because God teaches us to live what we speak and speak what we live. Hypocrisy and God have nothing in common other than the fact that God recognizes hypocrisy and condemns it. So, if we want to become great teachers, we first must become great students. The beauty of the Word of God is that It teaches us how to be great students and develop into great teachers. Continue reading