Here’s something for 1 Corinthians 11:1 thought and prayer. In The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language, Eugene Peterson (1932–) paraphrased God’s Word this way:
God knew what he was doing from the very beginning. He decided from the outset to shape the lives of those who love him along the same lines as the life of his Son.
read “He Is the Great e.g.” – a 1 Corinthians 11:1 devotional