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Servant’s Heart

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“Let all that you do be done with love.” (I Corinthians 16:14, NKJV) Have you ever been waited on in a restaurant or store, but the service came with an attitude? Or perhaps this has even happened at home. The task was completed grudgingly—out of obligation rather than love. All of us have probably had times when we’ve “done our duty” but not with the servant’s heart. Our Example John 13 is a passage of Scripture that causes me to pause and reflect. Jesus and the disciples had gathered in an upper room to eat what we often refer to as…

His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!” Matthew 25:23, NIV. I love that this scripture doesn’t say, “Well done thy good and… prosperous  talented successful    ambitious     … person, mother, employee.” It says, faithful servant. Both servanthood and faithfulness are fleeting characteristics in our world. Commitments are lacking and promises are broken all of the time. Also, not many people desire to be a servant of the Lord. Too many people are trying to make a name for themselves by…