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Servants #5—Fellowship of Servants

Let the leaders among you be servants, for … I am among you as the one who serves. And you are those who have stood by me in my trials. So just as my Father has granted me a kingdom, I grant you that you may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom. … Continue reading

Servants #1—Merciful Servants

God designed us to be stewards of his grace by serving one another in his name. Since each of us is difficult to serve, we all need to be motivated to overcome these difficulties. Moving beyond ourselves, out of our comfort zones and into the messy details of one another’s lives, takes great confidence that … Continue reading

Humility #2—Exalting Humility

Jesus humbled himself in that he became obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. Therefore God highly exalted him, and bestowed on him the name which is above every name. Philippians 2:8–9 Humility is so difficult to motivate that God promises extravagant benefits to us if we will manifest that frame … Continue reading

Holiness #5 — Hastening Holiness

Since the earth will be destroyed, what sort of people ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness as you look for and hasten the coming of the day of God. … which, according to his promise, will produce a new heavens and a new earth in which righteousness dwells? 2 Peter 3:11–13 It’s … Continue reading

Holiness #3 — Unashamed Holiness

May the Lord cause you to increase and abound in love for fellow Christians, and for all others … in order that your hearts might be established unblamable in holiness before our God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his saints. 1 Thessalonians 3:12–13 When Jesus comes with all his … Continue reading

Perseverance #7 — Persevering Sowers

The one who sows to his own flesh shall from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit shall from the Spirit reap eternal life. So let us not lose heart in doing good, for in due time we shall reap if we do not give up. Galatians 6:8-9 Ranger training … Continue reading