Who should we be serving?
Matt 6 v 24: No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or else he will be loyal to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon (riches)
How should we be serving?
Gal 5 v 13: For you, brethren, have been called to liberty; only do not use liberty as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.
|Going the extra mile!|
Col 3 v 22: Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh, not with eye service as men-pleasers, but in sincerity of heart, fearing God.
Col 3 V 23-24: And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men, (24) knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ.
We serve in obedience and as unto the Lord, and God rewards us with a heavenly reward.
Service is an act of love. For some, it is their love language. So to serve others, as if you were serving the Lord, you show the Lord's love and God sees and He rewards. Don't look for reward (a pat on the back) from the person you serve, serve knowing your reward is in heaven.
|Serving with Joy!|
My encouragement to you is to serve in love with no expectation, other than a 'knowing' that God sees and God rewards.
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