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If you’re part of a healthy local church, it’s not just about attending. You should find a way to serve there.

Key Points:

  1. The basis for serving is the cross. Mark 10:43-45
  2. The barrier to serving is selfishness. Galatians 5:13
  3. The motive for serving is love. 1 Peter 4:8-9

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Galatians 5:13 For you have been called to live in freedom, my brothers and sisters. But don’t use your freedom to satisfy your sinful nature. Instead, use your freedom to serve one another in love.

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Small Group Questions
  1. What is your initial reaction to this topic? What jumped out at you?
  2. What is your definition of serving? Explain what lead you to this definition.
  3. Do you think it is important to serve others? Why or why not?
  4. What is the hardest part of serving others for you? Discuss.
  5. Has anybody made an impact on your life by serving you? Explain.
  6. Read Mark 10:43-45. The Bible talks about living to honor God, how does serving fit into this?
  7. How does Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross model serving? Discuss.
  8. Are you ready to start serving in response to God’s sacrifice for your life? If not, what is holding you back?
  9. Read 1 Timothy 4:10 – What does Paul mean by spiritual gifts? Do you you know your spiritual gift? If so, what is it?
  10. What are some practical ways that you can serve others?
  11. Are you serving in your local church? If so in what area? How is it going for you?
  12. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.

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