I am so grateful God saw the lives of each of us, as sinful as we may be, as worth so much that He would do that for us.
Aside from gratefulness, I also LOVE reading verses about Jesus and His time on the earth because of what they can teach me in my walk with the Lord. The above one is one of my favorites. Jesus, the Son of God, came to earth "NOT to be served, but to SERVE". That is so powerful to take in. I think about this and realize how many opportunities I have to serve others that I have not taken before- even in the smallest of ways. But how amazing to think that even my precious Savior who is King came to earth to serve others! He did not want special treatment, he wanted to treat others with love and see what HE could do for them.
What King that you know of would ever live that way? I would think none.
This really wakes me up and puts all the more purpose in my heart to serve others and follow the example of Christ. You always hear conversations about what it means to be Christ-like. I believe this verse, to me, is one of the best examples we can find of how to do that.... serve others! This has been working in my heart and I hope to grow in this area of my faith as I try to be more like Jesus. There should be no reason why I can't serve others; our Savior Himself died for us! That is the greatest act of service there could ever be.
God Bless you!
Have a wonderful weekend :)
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