Called to Serve Ordinary People;Ordinary Service: Eternal Difference
Mark 8:34 Then he called the crowd tohim along with his disciples and said: "Ifanyone would come after me, he mustdeny himself and take up his cross andfollow me."
Mark 8:35 For whoever wants to save hislife will lose it, but whoever loses his lifefor me and for the gospel will save it.
Mark 10:45 For even the Son of Man didnot come to be served but to serve and togive His life as a ransom for many.
Romans 8:28 We know that in everythingGod works for good with those who lovehim, who are called according to hispurpose.
29For those whom he foreknew he alsopredestined to be conformed to the imageof his Son, in order that he might be thefirst-born among many brethren.
What keeps us from embracing servant hood? "What can I do"? mentality
What keeps us from embracing servant hood? Matthew 10:42 And if anyone gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones because he is my disciple, I tell you the truth, he will certainly not lose his reward."
What keeps us from embracing servant hood? "I’m too busy" mentality
What keeps us from embracing servant hood? 1 Kings 20:40 While your servant was busy here and there, the man disappeared." "That is your sentence," the king of Israel said. "You have pronounced it yourself."