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  • The Art Of Servanthood

    Contributed by Timothy Lueking on Sep 6, 2001
    based on 182 ratings
     | 12,427 views

    Why is being a servant of God such an Art?

    The Art of Servanthood John 13:1-17 A. Introduction 1. The Water (Anonymous) It was one of the hottest days of the dry season. We had not seen rain in almost a month. The crops were dying. Cows had stopped giving milk. The creeks and streams were long gone back into the earth. It was a ...read more

  • Service Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Jul 14, 2001
    based on 69 ratings
     | 8,159 views

    A series of sermons from Richard Foster’s book "Celebration of Discipline." A top 10 book for any Christian!

    CELEBRATION OF DISCIPLINE: SERVICE JOHN 13:1-17 INTRODUCTION William Law made a lasting impact upon 18th century England with his book, A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life. In it, Law urges this Christian that every day should be viewed as a day of humility. And how does he suggest that ...read more

  • Descending To Higher Ground

    Contributed by David Gauthier on Jun 24, 2001
    based on 97 ratings
     | 13,779 views

    The way to be elevated in the eyes of God, is to descend in humility to the service of others.

    Did you know that you can actually reach higher ground by bowing low? You can descend in such a way so as to actually reach higher elevations! Jesus showed how… On the last night that He spent with His disciples before being crucified, Jesus taught some profound lessons in a simple act of ...read more

  • A Servant's Heart

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on May 3, 2001
    based on 105 ratings
     | 16,926 views

    7 expressions of a servant’s heart are seen in a personal surrender of ....

    A Servant’s Heart—John 13:1-20 Reaching the end of a job interview, the human resources person asked a young engineer fresh out of MIT what kind of a salary he was looking for. "In the neighborhood of $140,000 a year, depending on the benefits package." "Well, what would you say to a package of ...read more

  • There's No Place Like Home Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on May 2, 2001
    based on 87 ratings
     | 13,694 views

    Jesus calms our troubled hearts when he tells us the end of the story. He is coming again to take us home.

    Comforting a Troubled Heart. John 14:1-4 When I was a little boy I remember having nightmares. There were two things that used to scare me to death. One was witches and the other was skeletons. Ooo! I hated those things! It all started when I saw the Wizard of Oz. It was Sunday evening and ...read more

  • Servant Leadership

    Contributed by Bob Hager on Apr 11, 2001
    based on 101 ratings
     | 7,240 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

  • Footwashing - Example Or Ritual?

    Contributed by Frank Gallagher on Nov 28, 2000
    based on 168 ratings
     | 4,534 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

  • Foot Washing Love

    Contributed by Eric Sellgren on Mar 3, 2002
    based on 108 ratings
     | 6,787 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 4, 2002
    based on 114 ratings
     | 11,922 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 5, 2002
    based on 70 ratings
     | 7,213 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

  • A Clean Heart

    Contributed by Dr. Robert Mckenzie on Mar 23, 2002
    based on 69 ratings
     | 7,766 views

    How to maintain a clean heart

    A Clean Heart John 13:1-32 IN THE WORLD TODAY THERE ARE MULTITUDES OF BROKEN-HEARTED PEOPLE. WITH FAMILIES BREAKING UP, CHILD ABUSE ON THE RISE, DRUGS AND ALCOHOL TAKING ITS TOLL, AND THE DAMAGING EFFECTS OF HUMANISM TEACHING PEOPLE TO BELIEVE AND ACCEPT THE LIE RATHER THAN THE TRUTH, THIS ...read more

  • Stooping To A Higher Level Series

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Jun 6, 2002
    based on 109 ratings
     | 11,911 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 23, 2002
    based on 11 ratings
     | 7,590 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

  • The Humillity Of The Towel

    Contributed by Kevin Taylor on Nov 15, 2000
    based on 75 ratings
     | 6,079 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

  • Swollen Heads Vs. Smelly Feet

    Contributed by Ted Sutherland on Nov 3, 2001
    based on 148 ratings
     | 4,460 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