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Servant Leader

Matthew 23:11-12 “The greatest among you must be your servant. Whoever exalts himself will be humbled; but whoever humbles himself will be exalted.” What Jesus is telling us is exactly the opposite of what our culture tells us. It tells … Continue reading

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Counter Culture

Luke 13:30 “For behold, some are last who will be first, and some are first who will be last.” Jesus says that the people this world might look down upon…those viewed as being “last”…the outcasts…might actually be looked upon as … Continue reading

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Pay It Forward

Matthew 10:8-10 Without cost you have received; without cost you are to give. Do not take gold or silver or copper for your belts; no sack for the journey, or a second tunic, or sandals, or walking stick. The laborer … Continue reading

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Letting Go

Mark 10:29-30 Jesus said, “Amen, I say to you, there is no one who has given up house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands for my sake and for the sake of the gospel … Continue reading

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Suffering Servant

John 13:14-15 If I, therefore, the master and teacher, have washed your feet, you ought to wash one another’s feet. I have given you a model to follow, so that as I have done for you, you should also do.” … Continue reading

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Called to Serve

Matthew 23:11-12 “The greatest among you must be your servant. Whoever exalts himself will be humbled; but whoever humbles himself will be exalted.” What Jesus is telling us is exactly the opposite of what our culture tells us. It tells … Continue reading

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Let Go and Live

Luke 9:23-24 Jesus said to all, “If anyone wishes to come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his … Continue reading

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Keeping the Divine Connection

Psalm 97:7 All who serve idols are put to shame, who glory in worthless things. Wow…did that line ever hit me in today’s scripture readings. How long a list could we come up with of “worthless things” that our culture … Continue reading

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