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Here to Serve Others

“You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love.” – Galatians 5:13 Today I will conclude our study of three cultural keys. The first key is the importance of connecting with others. The second key we discussed yesterday highlighted that we are antifragile. Last but not least, Jesus told us we’re not here to be served, we’re here to serve others. Servant leadership is all about other people. Jesus lived life powerfully by serving others. There is a Bible account illustrating this and is repeated in both the book of Matthew and Mark. In this account, two disciples of Jesus were ambitiously positioning themselves in the anticipated kingdom where Jesus would rule. Jesus then called all the disciples together to teach them the concept of servant leadership. Jesus shared from Mark Chapter

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The Goodness of God

“I assure you that there were many widows in Israel in Elijah’s time, when the sky was shut for three and a half years and there was a severe famine throughout the land. Yet Elijah was not sent to any of them, but to a widow in Zarephath in the region of Sidon.” – Lule 4:25,26 God is faithful and longsuffering; He never lets anyone’s wrong choices go unchallenged and He always provides ample opportunity to change course. This was certainly the case for Ahab, to whom He sent the prophet Elijah to confront his wickedness and remind him of another way. Since the king refused to listen to his counsel, the Lord brought a horrible drought on the land of Israel that lasted for three and a half years. During that time, there wasn’t even a drop of rain! As you can imagine, the consequences of this were disastrous

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