Serving vs Giving

Advent 2012 Day 4

Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, “Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all.” (Mark 9:35 NIV)

Although it’s very familiar, the above verse is seldom used during advent. Yet, it is extremely appropriate.

Christmas isn’t about receiving. It isn’t even about giving. It is all about serving. Jesus came to earth as the servant to all humanity. He taught and lived servitude. He still does. And He expects it from His followers. Yes, He gave His life for our atonement, but it was the ultimate act of servitude. Read More.

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