Character of Servanthood

Bible Verses on Servanthood:

Matthew 20:26-28  Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be your slave— just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”

Matthes 25:40  “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’

John 13:34  “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.

Romans 12:10  Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.

Romans 13:10  Love does no harm to a neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.

Romans 15:1,2  We who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak and not to please ourselves. Each of us should please our neighbors for their good, to build them up.

Galatians 6:2  Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.

Galatians 6:10  Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers.

Colossians 3:17  And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

Hebrews 13:1  Keep on loving one another as brothers and sisters.

Matthew 22:37-39   Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’"

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Servanthood Activities:

- Jesus is King and yet He still served.  Discuss a servant's heart.

- Happy Hands Happy Hands are Helping Hands ( Author unknown )
Discuss with your child what it means to be a happy helper and ways he/she can help others.  Trace each family member's hand on a piece of poster board.  Add the title "Happy Hands are Helping Hands."  Place the poster in a prominent place in your home.  Each time a family member does something to help someone, place a happy face sticker on the poster.

- Giving:  With your child, make cookies or bread to give to a neighbor or friend.  Have your child take it to the door and give it away.  This is an excellent way to demonstrate to your child the concept of showing goodness to others.

- Who Serves You? - Discuss who serves you and send thank you cards to that person expressing thankfulness for their servant's heart.

- Draw a clock on a piece of paper.  Add the title "There is Always Time to Help Others."

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