Better to serve than to be served

So Jesus called them together and said, “You know that the rulers in this world lord it over their people, and officials flaunt their authority over those under them. 43 But among you it will be different. Whoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant, 44 and whoever wants to be first among you must be the slave of everyone else. 45 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

 

.” Mark 10:42- 45 Last Sunday our pastor preached his sermon based on Jesus Christ’s teachings about service, including the excerpt from the book of Mark above. Jesus’s great lesson that continues to elude many of us, believers and non-believers alike, is that to be truly great one must serve others and not serve ourselves or expect others to serve us.

 

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