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Key Thought:

When you serve others, God changes lives and the first life He changes is yours.


Key Quote

“Guilt and condemnation are not from your heavenly Father…He uses conviction on your heart.” Pastor Zak White



Start talking. Find a conversation starter for your group.
  • What are chores that you enjoy?
  • If you could have any superpower what would it be?
  • What is your favorite genre of music?
  • What is your favorite place to serve?



Start thinking. Ask a thoughtful question.
  • What stands out to you in how Jesus served the disciples in John 13:3-5?
  • How does Jesus respond to the pride His disciples start to exhibit?
  • If Jesus is able to use your reluctant obedience, what can he do if you give an all-in, this-one-is-mine response to Him?
  • We often think of serving impacting others, but how can it also impact you?


Start sharing. Choose questions that create openness.
  • Who are you called to serve? In what ways will you serve?
  • How will you serve differently at home? At work? In your church or community?
  • What excuses do people come up with to not serve? How can you overcome them?
  • If you’re currently serving in any capacity, tell the group the difference it has made in your life!



Start praying. Be bold, and pray with power.

Dear Jesus, thank you for giving us the best illustration of servant leadership. Help us to be more like You in how we serve others. In your name we pray, Amen.



Start doing. Commit to a step and live it out this week.
  • Pray for God to give you a heart to serve others!
  • As a group, sign up to serve in one of Church Unlimited’s ministries.
  • Identify a new way you can be a servant leader in your home and work.
  • If you are already serving somewhere, invite someone to serve with you next week!


Scriptures

“Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end. During supper, when the devil had already put it into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon’s son, to betray him… “ John 13:1-2 ESV

“Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he had come from God and was going back to God, rose from supper. He laid aside his outer garments, and taking a towel, tied it around his waist. Then he poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet and to wipe them with the towel that was wrapped around him.” John 13:3-5 ESV

“Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.” John 13:1 ESV


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