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Humility

  1. 1. Serving  with  Humility   Mark  10:  32-­‐45  
  2. 2. He said that the Son of Man must be killed and then rise from death after three days. Jesustold them everything that would happen. He did not keep anything secret. Mark 8:31-32  
  3. 3. He said to them, “The Son of Man will be handedover to the controlof other men, who will kill him. Afterthree days, he will rise from death.” Mark 9:30-31  
  4. 4. Jesus gathered the twelveapostles again and talked with them alone. He told them what would happen in Jerusalem. Mark 10:32  
  5. 5. He said, “We are goingto Jerusalem. The Son of Man will be handed overto the leading priests andteachers of the law. They will say that he must dieand will hand him over to the foreigners, who will laugh at him and spit on him. Mark 10:33  
  6. 6. They will beat him with whipsand kill him. Buton the third day after his death,he will rise to life again.” Mark 10:34  
  7. 7. For  even  the  Son   of  Man  came  not  to  be  served  but  to  serve,  and  to  give  his  life  as   a  ransom  for   many.”   Mark  10:45  
  8. 8. For  even  the  Son   of  Man  came  not   to  be  served  but   to  serve,  and  to   give  his  life  as  a   ransom  for   many.”   Mark  10:45   Be   Came   Ransom   served  •  Existence   •  Authority   •  Sacrifice  
  9. 9. For  even  the  Son   of  Man  came  not   to  be  served  but   to  serve,  and  to   give  his  life  as  a   ransom  for   many.”   Mark  10:45   Be   Came   Ransom   served  •  Existence   •  Authority   •  Sacrifice  
  10. 10. For  even  the  Son   of  Man  came  not   to  be  served  but   to  serve,  and  to   give  his  life  as  a   ransom  for   many.”   Mark  10:45   Be   Came   Ransom   served  •  Existence   •  Authority   •  Sacrifice  
  11. 11. For  even  the  Son   of  Man  came  not   to  be  served  but   to  serve,  and  to   give  his  life  as  a   ransom  for   many.”   Mark  10:45   Came   Be  served   Ransom  If  God  is  so  loving,  why  did  Jesus  have  to     through  this?  
  12. 12. For  even  the  Son   of  Man  came  not   to  be  served  but   to  serve,  and  to   give  his  life  as  a   ransom  for   many.”   Mark  10:45   Came   Be  served   Ransom  The  debt  had  to  be  paid  and  could  only  be  paid   by  the  love  of  God.  
  13. 13. For  even  the  Son   Humility of  Man  came  not   to  be  served  but   to  serve,  and  to   give  his  life  as  a   ransom  for   many.”   Mark  10:45   Came   Be  served   Ransom  The  debt  had  to  be  paid  and  could  only  be  paid   by  the  love  of  God.  
  14. 14. Serve with  grace   with  courage   with  love   with  humility  Strengths      Excel        Rewarding    Victory  over  evil      Example  
  15. 15. My  children,  our   love  should  not   be  only  words  and  talk.  No,  our   love  must  be   real.  We  must  show  our  love  by  the  things  we  do.   1  John  3:18  
  16. 16. Then  James  and  John,   sons  of  Zebedee,   came  to  Jesus  and   said,  “ Teacher,  we  want  to  ask  you  to  do   something  for  us.”   Jesus  asked,  “What   do  you  want  me  to   do  for  you?”   Mark  10:35-­‐36  
  17. 17. Then  James  and  John,   sons  of  Zebedee,   came  to  Jesus  and   said,  “ Teacher,  we  want  to  ask  you  to  do   something  for  us.”  Jesus  asked,  “What  do  you  want  me  to  do  for   you?”   Mark  10:35-­‐36   Humility Is  the  key  to   greatness
  18. 18. The  sons  answered,  “Let  us   share  the  great  honor  you  will  have  as  king.  Let  one  of  us  sit  at  your  right  side  and   the  other  at  your  le[.”   Jesus  said,  “You  don’t   understand  what  you  are  asking.  Can  you  drink  from   the  cup  that  I  must  drink  from?  Can  you  be  bap_zed  with  the  same  bap_sm  that   I  must  go  through?”   Mark  10:37-­‐38  
  19. 19. The  sons  answered,  “Let  us   share  the  great  honor  you  will  have  as  king.  Let  one  of  us  sit  at  your  right  side  and   the  other  at  your  le[.”   Jesus  said,  “You  don’t   understand  what  you  are  asking.  Can  you  drink  from   the  cup  that  I  must  drink  from?  Can  you  be  bap_zed  with  the  same  bap_sm  that   I  must  go  through?”   Mark  10:37-­‐38  
  20. 20. The  sons  answered,  “Let  us  share  the  great  honor  you  will  have  as  king.  Let  one  of  us  sit  at  your  right  side  and  the   other  at  your  le[.”   Jesus  said,  “You  don’t  understand   what  you  are  asking.  Can  you  drink   from  the  cup  that  I  must  drink  from?   Can  you  be  bap_zed  with  the  same   bap_sm  that  I  must  go  through?”   Mark  10:37-­‐38  
  21. 21. The  sons  answered,  “Yes,   we  can!”  Jesus  said  to  the  sons,  “It  is   true  that  you  will  drink   from  the  cup  that  I  drink   from.  And  you  will  be   bap_zed  with  the  same   bap_sm  that  I  must  go  through.  But  it  is  not  for  me   to  say  who  will  sit  at  my   right  or  my  le[.  God  has   prepared  those  places  for   the  ones  he  chooses.”   Mark  10:38-­‐40  
  22. 22. When  the   other  ten  followers  heard   this,  they  were   angry  with   James  and   John.     Mark  10:41-­‐42  
  23. 23. What  causes  fights  and  quarrels  among  you?  Don’t  they  come  from  the  desires  that  baAle  within  you?     James  4:1   When  the  other   ten  followers   heard  this,  they   were  angry  with   James  and   John.     Mark  10:41-­‐42  
  24. 24. Humility is  a  strange  thing.  The  minute  you  think     you’ve  got  it   you’ve lost it
  25. 25. Jesus  called  all  the   followers  together.  He   said,  “ The  non-­‐Jewish   people  have  men  they   call  rulers.  You  know  that  those  rulers  love  to   show  their  power  over   the  people.  And  their   important  leaders  love  to  use  all  their  authority   over  the  people.   Mark  10:41-­‐42  
  26. 26. Jesus  called  all  the   followers  together.  He   said,  “ The  non-­‐Jewish   •   Power  &   control   people  have  men  they  call  rulers.  You  know  that  those  rulers  love  to  show   their  power  over  the   people.  And  their   important  leaders  love   to  use  all  their  authority   over  the  people.   Mark  10:41-­‐42  
  27. 27. But  it  shall  not  be  so   among  you.  But   whoever  would  be   great  among  you   must  be  your   servant,  and   whoever  would  be  first  among  you  must   be  a  servant  of  all.   Mark  10:43-­‐44  
  28. 28. But  it  shall  not  be  so   among  you.  But   •   Power  &   whoever  would  be   great  among  you   must  be  your   Control   servant,  and   whoever  would  be  first  among  you  must   •   Serving  –     be  a  servant  of  all.   Mark  10:43-­‐44        love  in            acIon   -­‐  Influence   -­‐  ValidaIon  
  29. 29. Our  economy   is  built  on   service  but   there  is  a   decline  in   personal   services.  
  30. 30. In  the  city  of  Joppa  there  was  a  follower   of  Jesus  named   Tabitha.  Her  Greek   name  was  Dorcas.  She  was  always  doing   good  things  for   people  and  giving   money  to  those  in   need.   Acts  9:36  
  31. 31. I  want  you  to   know  that  you   can  trust  our   sister  in  Christ,  Phoebe.  She  is  a   special  servant  of  the  church  in   Cenchrea.   Romans  16:1  
  32. 32. HumilityDoes  not  mean  you  think  less  of   yourself.     It  means  you  think  of   yourself less
  33. 33. But  don’t  use  your  freedom  as   an  excuse  to  do   what  pleases   your  sinful   selves.  Instead,  serve  each  other   with  love.   Gala_ans  5:13  
  34. 34. God  has  shown   you  his  grace  in   many  different  ways.  So  be  good  servants  and  use   whatever  gi[  he  has  given  you  in  a  way  that  will  best  serve  each  other.   1  Peter  4:10  
  35. 35. For  even  the  Son   of  Man  came  not  to  be  served  but  to  serve,  and  to  give  his  life  as   a  ransom  for   many.”   Mark  10:45  
  36. 36. Serving  with  Humility   Mark  10:  32-­‐45  

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