“The greatest among you must be a servant.” Matt. 23:11
WHEN I BLESS OTHERS, GOD BLESSES ME
“For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give His life as a ransom for many.”Matt. 20:28
“I have come that you might have life and have it more abundantly.” John 10:10b
HOW DO YOU MAKE A DIFFERENCE BY SERVING OTHERS?
Look for opportunities to bless others.
OPEN YOUR EYES
“Then the King will say to those on the right,… ‘For I was hungry, and you fed me. Thirsty and you gave me a drink. I was a stranger and you took me into your home. I was naked, and you gave me clothing. I was sick and you cared for me. I was in prison and you visited me…’ And the King will tell them. ‘I assure you, when you did it to one of the least of these my brothers and sisters, you were doing it to me.’” Matt. 25:34-40
“Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves.” Phil. 2:3
Take action as God guides me
“The Lord says, ‘I will guide you along the best pathway for your life. I will advise you and watch over you.’” Psa. 32:8
HOW DOES GOD GUIDE YOU?
SLOW – Think it through
GO – Pray and do it
“Now that you know these things, God will bless you for doing them.” John 13:17
3. FOCUS THE ATTENTION ON GOD
You serve to serve the Lord.
“The greatest among you must be a servant. But those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.” Matt 23:11-12
“Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people.”Col. 3:23
“Anyone who wants to serve me must follow me, because my servants must be where I am. And the Father will honor anyone who honors me.” John 12:26
4. EXPECT GOD TO BLESS YOU
“Give to others, and God will give to you… The measure you use for others is the one that God will use for you.” Luke 6:38
HOW DOES GOD BLESS ME WHEN I BLESS OTHERS?
“The one who blesses others is abundantly blessed.”Proverbs 11:25