Posts tagged with ‘Serving Others’

11/11/21 LISTEN TO GOD’S HEART, THEN SPEAK FROM YOUR HEART TO OTHERS

by Barry Lovett

“Whatever I tell you in the dark, speak in the light.”  Matthew 10:27   People have some needs that are excruciatingly deep. We find ourselves in conversation at times with heartbroken friends and may feel at an utter loss to know what to say.  Telling people what human teachers have taught us may have some impact on them. But […]

11/08/21 NO SERVICE FOR CHRIST GOES UNNOTICED BY HIM

by Barry Lovett

“We have many members in one body, but all the members do not have the same function.” Romans 12:4. Servant-minded believers give preference to others because they know that God sees what others do not, and that He will reward those whose work is unseen by others.  Is someone else reaping the benefit of your hard work? […]

7/16/21 IS THERE SOMEONE WHO NEEDS YOUR HELP?

by Barry Lovett

“Let us not grow weary while doing good.”  Galatians 6:9 We can help shape another person’s life by showing an interest and taking action.  Look around. Is there someone whose life needs your help?  Do all the good you can, in all the ways you can, for all the people you can, while you can.

8/14/20 ONLY THE ONE WHO HAS LEARNED TO SERVE IS QUALIFIED TO LEAD

by Barry Lovett

“Whoever desires to be first among you, let him be your slave.” Matthew 20:27. Christ-like leadership means considering the needs of our neighbors before our own.  Servant leaders employ gentle persuasion and reason rather than barking orders and ultimatums.  They recognize that before God they themselves are but servants who are only doing their duty.  Service that cares […]

3/25/20 ARE YOU WILLING TO USE WHAT HE HAS GIVEN YOU FOR HIS GLORY?

by Barry Lovett

“So the Lord said to him, what is that in your hand?” Exodus 4:2. The answer to the question that God asked Moses seems obvious at first.  Moses was holding a plain wooden staff.  But the would soon learn that this ordinary shepherd’s rod would become a symbol of power and authority to deliver Israel from bondage.  So too, […]