The success of a follower is measured by His alignment with the spirit of his leader.
He must always strive to catch up with the spirit of his leader.
Joshua and Caleb followed Moses until they imbibed his spirit. Num.27:18 – Joshua/Num.14:24 – Caleb.
Their testimony is that they followed wholly – Deut.1:36
Elisha literally carried the spirit of Elijah upon him by following. II Ki.2:15
Peter’s tie to Jesus’ spirit is a clear evidence of his undaunted followership. Matt.16:15-17