Harvest Point Church At Valley Grove
September 12, 2021
Welcome to Harvest Point Church At Valley Grove! We invite you to join us online at 10:30am. You can learn more about us at harvestpointchurch.net
Locations & Times
  • Harvest Point Church At Valley Grove
    3214 Valley Grove Ln, Knoxville, TN 37931, USA
    Sunday 7:45 AM
Be The Church Pt 6
Serve Faithfully
Serving 101

➤Serving is PERFORMING TASKS on behalf of another
➤Service demands SACRIFICE
➤We are COMMANDED to serve
Attitudes & motives matter

●The wrong reason to serve: OBLIGATION

Rom 7:6 NIV
But now, by dying to what once bound us, we have been released from the law so that we serve in the new way of the Spirit, and not in the old way of the written code.

●The wrong way to serve: SELFISHLY

▹Five ways we serve selfishly
1 - Serve to LOOK good
2 - Serve to FEEL good
3 - Serve to GAIN FAVOR
4 - Serve only when I'm in CONTROL
5 - Serve only when I LIKE the people I'm serving with
The byproducts of serving

● It brings GLORY to God

Matthew 5:16 NIV
In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.

● It promotes PERSONAL growth
● It promotes CHURCH growth
● It brings BLESSING
● It brings JOY
● It opens doors for more MINISTRY
● It produces FELLOWSHIP
● It makes you GREAT

Matthew 20:26-27 NIV
Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant27 and whoever wants to be first must be your slave

● It brings eternal REWARDS