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January 14 &15, 2012
I have given you an example to follow. Do as I have done to you…Now that youknowthesethings,Godwillblessyoufordoingthem. JOHN13:15-17
Our Theology of Servanthood Or Why We Serve?
God C_______________________ Us to Serve.
..Do as I have done to you. JOHN 13:15
God E________________________Us to Serve.
In his grace, God has given us different gifts for doing certain things well….If your gift is…(do it well). ROMANS 12:6-8
God R________________________Us For Serving.
…God will bless you for doing them. JOHN13:17
God C________________________ Our World Through Serving
…let’s not get tired…we will reap a harvest of blessing if we don’t give up. GALATIANS 6:9
Where do I (We) Serve? Who do I (We) Serve?
…one another…(59 times)
B________________________ the Walls
…Go and do likewise. LUKE10:37
What Do I Do Next?
Take Inventory of Your Gift(s)
Note: Personal Spiritual Gifts Assessment forms are available at all Welcome Centers.
Take a T____________________ Drive
Check Out One of The Local Community Organizations
1 Are you currently serving anywhere inside or outside of the church? If so, describe what you do and how you got started.
2 What is the best serving experience you’ve ever had? How were you changed as a result of this experience?
3 Read John 13:1-17. What do we learn about serving from this example of Jesus?
4 Read Romans 12:6-8. In what ways do you believe God has uniquely equipped you to serve His Kingdom?
5 What does it mean to live a life that is “other centered” as opposed to “self-centered?” What changes can you make in your own life to put others ahead of yourself?