You Were Shaped To Serve Christ
Big Idea: You were shaped to serve Christ!
“Just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve and to give his life a ransom for many.” Matthew 20:28
1. ______________ your identity. “I am a Servant of Jesus Christ.”
“Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus.” Philippians 2:5
2. ______________ and __________________ your unique God given shape.
“Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.” 1 Peter 4:10
Spiritual Gifts What am I gifted to do?
Heart What do I love to do?
Abilities What skills and natural talents do I have?
Personality Where does my personality best suit me to serve?
Experiences What spiritual/educational/painful experiences have I had?
3. ___________ Christ by serving others.
A. Be _________________
“Two blind men... shouted, ‘Lord, have mercy on us!’... Jesus stopped and called them. ‘What do you want Me to do for you?’ He asked.” Matthew 20:30-32
Barriers that keep us from being available:
B. Be __________________
“The one thing required of servants is that they be faithful.” 1 Corinthians 4:2
“Throw yourselves into the work of the Master, confident that nothing you do for Him is a waste of time or effort.” 1 Corinthians 15:58 (MSG)