THEME FOR THE MONTH: ''DEEPER IN GOD'' PHILIPPIANS 3:9-10, JOSHUA 1:8
GOING DEEPER INTO SERVICE
TEXT : MATHEW 3:13 -17; MATHEW 23:11; 1CORINTHIANS 15:58.
SPEAKER: PASTOR BON EHIEM
Every Christian is called to serve His Creator and Master (Ephesians 2:10). It is a golden privilege to serve God and to grow deeper in service. (1Corinthians 1:26). Not serving God is a mark of ingratitude for God’s blessings upon our lives (Psalms 103:1-5). Service is a core value of God’s kingdom.
B. REQUIREMENTS FOR AN EFFECTIVE SERVICE:
Christians must serve continuously – Daniel 6:20
We must faithful like Timothy – 1 Corinthians 4:2; Philippians 2:19 -23
Service requires consistency like Elisha – 2Kings 2:1-11
Commitment like Epaphroditus – Philippians 2:25 -30
Service requires consecration to God’s work.
We must give all our time, talent and treasure – 1John 3:16; Galatians 2:20; Romans 12:1-2
C. REWARDS FOR GOING DEEPER INTO SERVICE:
– Divine Health -Exodus 15:29
– All round prosperity –
– Our lives will be filled with joy – Job 36:11
– Heaven at last.
Jesus Christ is willing to humbly and unconditionally serve His followers in a lowly human task. As followers of Christ, we should follow His example and be willing to go deeper in our service to Him and to mankind. May we never get tired of serving in love. May the good Lord reward us abundantly in Jesus Name.