Luke 22:24-26 “Also a dispute arose among them as to which of them was considered to be greatest. Jesus said to them, ‘The kings of the Gentiles lord it over them; and those who exercise authority over them call
themselves Benefactors. But you are not to be like that. Instead, the greatest among you should be like the youngest, and the one who rules like the one who serves.’”
We are never more like Jesus than when we are serving others.
We are never less like him than when we refuse to serve others.
Question for the day: What if ministry to others is not just a potential avenue for spiritual growth but is absolutely essential to our spiritual growth?
“We begin to grow when we take responsibility for the growth of another person.” Dr. Howard Hendricks
If we are going to maintain a healthy weight we have to do two things: 1. Watch what we eat. 2. Exercise.
James 1:22 “Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.”
“Faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead.” James 2:17
With these Scriptures in mind our Life Groups need to be more than just a study of the Bible. They need to also be opportunities to serve others.
This was the idea behind my idea many years ago to challenge people to go on just one mission trip.
To discover your ministry go and serve others in love. God will bring the intersection of purpose and passion into your life.