The Light of Christ Journey

Encouraging people on their journey with Christ

What is the difference between serving in love and serving out of obligation? Merriam-Webster defines obligation this way: a formal contract, a promise, or the demands of conscience or custom that obligates one to a course of action, a duty.[1] When one serves out of obligation, it is a “have to” type of thing. On …

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What is the best gift you have ever received? What made this gift memorable? Sometimes we think of gifts of what we received but the gift of serving others can be the greatest gift of all. Jesus is the model for serving others. Matthew 20:28 For even the Son of Man came not to be served …

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Have you ever been around a person who enjoyed serving others? Serving others with joy is a wonderful trait that can be very satisfying. Serving God is a gift. Modern psychology supports what the Bible has long told us, that serving others is good for our well-being. Jesus our Savior is the greatest servant the …

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Why is serving others such an important step in our life? Serving others transforms us. I tend to be selfish and I know the Lord wants me to grow out of that. Philippians 2:3 Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves.[1] The Lord knows all …

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