Mark 3_13-19 Effective Servanthood

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Mark 3_13-19 Effective Servanthood

  1. 1. Mark 3:13-19
  2. 2. <ul><li>DEACON </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>DEACON = SERVANT </li></ul><ul><li>What makes a servant “effective”? </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>13 And He went up on the mountain and summoned those whom He Himself wanted, and they came to Him. </li></ul><ul><li>14 And He appointed twelve, so that they would be with Him and that He could send them out to preach, 15 and to have authority to cast out the demons. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>16 And He appointed the twelve: Simon (to whom He gave the name Peter), 17 and James, the son of Zebedee, and John the brother of James (to them He gave the name Boanerges, which means, “Sons of Thunder”); 18 and Andrew, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas, and James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus, and Simon the Zealot; 19 and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed Him. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Why were these twelve chosen, </li></ul><ul><li>instead of somebody else? </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>James & John = “sons of thunder” </li></ul><ul><li>Peter the doer  Bartholomew (Nathanael) the contemplator </li></ul><ul><li>Simon the Zealot  Matthew the tax collector </li></ul><ul><li>Judas Iscariot = the betrayer </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>They were chosen not because of their background, personality, integrity or accomplishment! </li></ul><ul><li>Neither were they chosen to govern people, to plan programs, to organize events, to raise fund, or to build buildings. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>14 And He appointed twelve, so that they would be with Him and that He could send them out to preach, 15 and to have authority to cast out the demons. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>14 And He appointed twelve, so that they would be with Him and that He could send them out to preach, 15 and to have authority to cast out the demons. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>14 And He appointed twelve, so that they would be with Him and that He could send them out to preach, 15 and to have authority to cast out the demons. </li></ul>ex-ousia = “out-of-being”
  12. 12. <ul><li>A servant must first BE with the Master </li></ul><ul><li>before she can SERVE the Master </li></ul>
  13. 14. PRAYER SCRIPTURE SHARING CARING
  14. 15. <ul><li>Is it easier to BE with Jesus or to DO ministry? </li></ul><ul><li>ASIAN GRADE SCALE </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>A servant must first BE with the Master </li></ul><ul><li>before she can SERVE the Master </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>38 Now as they were traveling along, He entered a village; and a woman named Martha welcomed Him into her home. 39 She had a sister called Mary, who was seated at the Lord’s feet, listening to His word. </li></ul><ul><li>40 But Martha was distracted with all her preparations; and she came up to Him and said, “Lord, do You not care that my sister has left me to do all the serving alone? Then tell her to help me.” </li></ul><ul><li>41 But the Lord answered and said to her, “Martha, Martha, you are worried and bothered about so many things; 42 but only one thing is necessary, for Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her.” </li></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><li>A servant must first BE with the Master </li></ul><ul><li>before she can SERVE the Master </li></ul>
  18. 19. <ul><li>A servant must first BE with the Master </li></ul><ul><li>before she can SERVE the Master </li></ul><ul><li>We can do this because of EMMANUEL </li></ul><ul><li>(God WANTS to BE with us!) </li></ul>

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