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  • Servant Leadership

    Contributed by Bob Hager on Apr 12, 2001
    based on 101 ratings
     | 7,468 views

    Jesus modeled real influence when he washed his disciples feet.

    In our scripture this evening, we see the servant message of the Gospel. Jesus and his disciples are coming home after a tense day in Jerusalem, a day in which Jesus alludes to the imminence of his impending death. Filled with anxiety and fear, they enter the upper room. After a day out in the ...read more

  • Dirty Feet

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Apr 22, 2001
    based on 60 ratings
     | 4,399 views

    To be like Jesus is to Serve. To serve is to be willing to “WASH DIRTY FEET.”

    “DIRTY FEET” JOHN 13:1-17 JULY 30, 2000 INTRODUCTION: TRANSITION SENTENCE: To be like Jesus is to Serve. To serve is to be willing to “WASH DIRTY FEET.” How COULD Jesus wash Dirty Feet? I. WE MUST KNOW WHO WE ARE/ JESUS KNEW WHO HE WAS (vs. 3) A. Jesus knew His origin 1. He had come ...read more

  • Toweled To Serve

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Jun 4, 2002
    based on 18 ratings
     | 4,615 views

    REAL LEADERS ARE SERVANTS!

    “TOWELED TO SERVE” JOHN 13:1-5/ MATTHEW 20: 25-28 JUNE 2, 2002 INSTALATION OF LBA INTRODUCTION: Anyway People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives; Be kind anyway. If you are successful, ...read more

  • Stooping To A Higher Level Series

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Jun 7, 2002
    based on 109 ratings
     | 12,138 views

    Jesus knew His identity, yet served with humility.

    STOOPING TO A HIGHER LEVEL John 13:1-17 S: Celebrate Jesus! Th: Service Pr: JESUS KNEW HIS IDENTITY YET SERVED WITH HUMILITY. ?: How? How do we do it? KW: concerns TS: We will find in John 13:1-17 four concerns that Jesus demonstrates in order to serve with humility. The _____ concern that we ...read more

  • Do This To Remember Me Series

    Contributed by Charles Scott on Jun 24, 2002
    based on 11 ratings
     | 7,846 views

    This homily is to demonstrate that by His actions on Holy Thursday at the Last Supper, he shows the intimate connection of personal service and love in the community to divine worship at the Euchrist.

    HOLY THURSDAY “DO THIS TO COMMEMORATE ME” 1. "Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end" (Jn 13:1). These words from the Gospel text just proclaimed clearly underline the climate of Holy Thursday. They give us an insight into what Christ felt "on the night when he ...read more

  • A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

    Contributed by Michael Stover on Jul 9, 2002
    based on 43 ratings
     | 4,192 views

    Jesus did not just talk about servant-ministry: He modeled it for us. And as they say... a picture IS worth a thousand words.

    I. A Picture of Renunciation (4a) A. Renounced His prerogatives as Deity 1. Picture of His taking the form of a man 2. Philippians 2:7 (HCSB), “Instead He emptied Himself by assuming the form of a slave, taking on the likeness of men.” B. Renounced His Position as their Master 1. Removed His ...read more

  • Swollen Heads Vs. Smelly Feet

    Contributed by Ted Sutherland on Nov 4, 2001
    based on 148 ratings
     | 4,657 views

    Maybe our problem is that our egos have been inflated by the position that we hold that we have become not servants but members of a serve-me-please pharisaical class of clergy.

    After a minister had preached a searching sermon on pride, a woman who had heard the sermon waited upon him and told him that she was in much distress of mind, and that she would like to confess to a great sin. The minister asked her what the sin was. She answered, “The sin of pride, for I sat ...read more

  • An Example To Follow

    Contributed by Tammy Garrison on Nov 11, 2001
    based on 21 ratings
     | 4,246 views

    When reflecting on serving Christ with our effort and time, we are called to do so in the way Jesus washed the feet of the disciples. This is our example to follow.

    Yes, our focus on making a commitment to serve God with our hands begins with a story about feet. Our Bible story takes place at a time shortly before Jesus would give up his life for us. Jesus and the disciples were making arrangements to celebrate a special holiday meal together called the ...read more

  • The Humillity Of The Towel

    Contributed by Kevin Taylor on Nov 16, 2000
    based on 75 ratings
     | 6,264 views

    Discover the importance of servanthood.

    I. Less Than and Greater Than A. Text: Matthew 20:20-28 B. It’s easy in our society to get things backwards; mixed up. We live in a backwards society. Everything we as a society does is opposite of what God’s Word says we should. 1. Remember, Proverbs 14:12 says, “There is a way that seems ...read more

  • Footwashing - Example Or Ritual?

    Contributed by Frank Gallagher on Nov 29, 2000
    based on 168 ratings
     | 4,711 views

    Footwashing was an EXAMPLE for believers to follow, not a ritual to observe like the Lord’s Table!

    FOOT WASHING - EXAMPLE OR RITUAL? (John 13:3-17) [HTTP formatted version of this sermon is located at http://members.aol.com/abidingitw/footwash.html] The Bible does NOT command New Testament believers to observe foot washing as a Church ritual. 1. The washing of the apostles’ feet by ...read more

  • Do You Touch Feet?

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jan 18, 2002
    based on 28 ratings
     | 2,757 views

    Jesus evidenced humble service toward His disciples. He calls us to do the same toward one another.

    March 26, 2000 John 13:1-17 “Do you touch feet?” INTRODUCTION [quietly sit down on the edge of the stage, and proceed to take off your boots. Take a whiff of the smell in your boots after you take them off. Then, proceed to take off your socks. After taking off your socks, begin to clean ...read more

  • Curling: Some Things We'll Never Understand Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Feb 26, 2002
    based on 40 ratings
     | 4,578 views

    The fourth in my Winter Olympics Series, Looks at some things that we don’t understand.

    It just wasn’t right. Peter had done a lot of weird and wonderful things over the past three years but he wasn’t going to let Jesus wash his feet. That was a servant’s job, and besides Peter had feet like a hobbit’s and while Jesus had certainly touched the fisherman’s heart, Peter didn’t want ...read more

  • Foot Washing Love

    Contributed by Eric Sellgren on Mar 4, 2002
    based on 108 ratings
     | 7,052 views

    A Story for Maundy Thursday.

    I want to tell you a rather strange story.It`s the story of a man called Peter (not the Peter we see in the Bible - it`s the story of a modern day Peter and his wife called Mary). Peter loved Mary very much indeed. He was always telling her how much he loved her - showing her too, in lots of ...read more

  • A Humble Servant Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Mar 5, 2002
    based on 114 ratings
     | 12,226 views

    This is the 4th sermon in the "Who Is Jesus Christ?" series. This sermon identifies Jesus as a Servant.

    Sunday Morning March 10, 2002 Bel Aire Baptist Church Series: Who Is Jesus Christ? [#4] A HUMBLE SERVANT Philippians 2:5-11 Introduction: 1. In our series “Who Is Jesus Christ?” we have seen Jesus as Life Giver, Minister to sinners, The Lion, The Lamb, King of kings, Lord of lords, High ...read more

  • Jesus Washed The Disciples Feet Series

    Contributed by Robert Galasso on Mar 6, 2002
    based on 70 ratings
     | 7,417 views

    Jesus modeled the role of a servant for us to continue with one another.

    Introduction: How could the very Son of God stoop to wash the dirty feet of men? What would motivate him toward such an action of humility? Are there any lessons from Christ that we need to apply to the way we approach ministry? Did those present fully understand what was going on? Jesus ...read more