Archive for 'Service'

A Servant Attitude

Luke 17: 7-10 Wis 2:23–3:9 / Ps 34We are unworthy servants; we have only done our duty. (Luke 17:10) For the gift of life it’s only right That we serve the Lord in all our ways, Our hope in His Word our guiding light, Divine reward by His loving grace. “Suppose one of you has […]

Always Prepared to Serve

Luke 12: 39-48 Rom 6:12-18 / Psa 124 … from the one who has been entrusted with more, much more will be asked. (Luke 12:48) What do we have to sacrifice For all the favors we receive? When trials come, don’t be surprised, Trust in God’s mercy and believe. (Jesus said to His disciples), “But […]

The Joy of Serving the Lord

Luke 10: 17-24 Bar 4:5-12,27-29 / Psa 69 Do not rejoice that the spirits submit to you, but rejoice that your names are written in heaven. (Luke 10:20) I asked as I knelt down to pray, “These blessings, why do I deserve?” I rejoiced when I heard Him say, “Because it’s the Lord God you […]

One Body in Christ

John 21: 20-25 Acts 28:16-20,30-31/Ps 11:4,5,7 This is the disciple who is bearing witness to these things, and who has written these things, and we know that his testimony is true. (John 21:24) Lord, only one thing You require: Be faithful in good times and in rough; For lofty posts let me not aspire, To […]

To Go and Bear Fruit

John 15: 12-17 Acts 15:22-31 / Psa 57 You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit—fruit that will last. . . (John 15:16) Whatever we ask in Jesus’ name, He promised God our Father will give, As long as in His love we […]

Serving with Love

John 15: 9-11 Acts 15:7-21 / Ps 96:1-3,10 As the Father loves me, so I also love you; remain in my love. (John 15:9) Your Word, O God, is the beacon That dispelled the darkness of sin; With Your love there is no reason The marketplace we cannot win. Jesus told His apostles, “As the […]