This is our first session on diakoneo, or serving in the area of ministering to the practical needs of others. In today’s session, we’ll look at both the importance of serving others and how Jesus taught us to go beyond serving.
As you view the video, consider the following questions:
1. Why do you think Jesus placed such an emphasis on serving others?
2. Do we sometimes get so caught up in serving others that we miss the “follow Jesus” part?
3. What part of what the Scripture says about following Jesus challenged you today?
I referenced much Scripture today. Here is a list if you want to look it up in your further study:
Matthew 20:25-28, Mark 15:41, John 12:26, Matthew 25:35-40, Matthew 8:18-20, Luke 9:59-62, Matthew 16:24, Matthew 19:21, John 10:27, John 21:22, Matthew 19:29-30.
The next lesson will be on what “trumps” serving others according to Scripture.
View previous Serve lessons here.
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