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VerseD: John 13:14

If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet.

John 13:14, ESV

Jesus demonstrated His love for us through sacrifice and inconvenience. We should be following His example in our own lives, with the Church and to the world.

This Sunday at Church: Honor those who have served at Church for years

It seems some people are content to just help things keep moving along smoothly, even without recognition. Sometimes they are seen as less vital, less important, but all saints are valued and important!

On the contrary, the parts of the body that seem to be weaker are indispensable, and on those parts of the body that we think less honorable we bestow the greater honor, and our unpresentable parts are treated with greater modesty, which our more presentable parts do not require. But God has so composed the body, giving greater honor to the part that lacked it, that there may be no division in the body, but that the members may have the same care for one another.
1 Corinthians 12:22‭-‬25 ESV

Daniel

For this Sunday here’s what you can do: Honor those who have served at Church for years.   I know in the past I have written Thank someone who works behind the scene.  That was nearly three years ago. (I didn’t know I have been doing these Sunday series that long!).  But today’s post I want […]

This Sunday at Church: Honor those who have served at Church for years

VerseD: James 1:27

Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.

James 1:27, ESV

Caring for others, especially those most in need, shows that we know we are cared for by the One who helps us by redeeming our lives from the pit of death and destruction.

VerseD: Hebrews 12:14

Strive for peace with everyone, and for the holiness without which no one will see the Lord.

Hebrews 12:14, ESV

We are given a ministry of reconciliation by our Lord Jesus who reconciled us to God by His blood, setting us aside as His own.

VerseD: Amos 5:24

But let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.

Amos 5:24, ESV

On our own, we seek our own glory and rightness.

Yet, when we confess our need for the Savior – the justice brought at the cross and the righteousness only given in Christ – we are changed to seeking God’s glory by His standard.

VerseD: Matthew 23:11

The greatest among you shall be your servant.

Matthew 23:11, ESV

We see how Christ humbled Himself to free us from sin. We also humble ourselves to serve each other and help become more Christ-like.

VerseD: Ephesians 4:2

with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love

Ephesians 4:2 ESV

We all have sinful pasts, so let us show grace and love, remembering where we come from and that God has done the same for us.

VerseD: Isaiah 6:8

And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Then I said, “Here I am! Send me.”

Isaiah 6:8, ESV

The Word should change us. The call of the Lord should push us.

May we proclaim the change that comes through Jesus Christ by the Holy Spirit.

VerseD: 1 John 2:6

whoever says he abides in him ought to walk in the same way in which he walked.

1 John 2:6, ESV

Jesus lived a sacrificial life of service. May we walk humbly with grace, even when others are hostile, to shine the light of Christ.

VerseD: Luke 6:28

bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you.

Luke 6:28, ESV

The light of the Gospel shines through us when people see how we love those who hurt us.

It is not condoning abuse. It is loving the abuser with the love of the Savior.