Tuesday Truth: Jesus served and values servants

Tuesday Truth: Jesus served and values servants

So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.
— 1 Corinthians 10:31

Picture of jesus washing the disciples feet
Jesus washing the disciples feet

Jesus served others

Romans 5:8 "But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us."

John 13:5-8 "Then He *poured water into the basin, and began to wash the disciples’ feet and to wipe them with the towel with which He was girded. So He *came to Simon Peter. He *said to Him, “Lord, do You wash my feet?” Jesus answered and said to him, “What I do you do not realize now, but you will understand hereafter.” Peter *said to Him, “Never shall You wash my feet!” Jesus answered him, “If I do not wash you, you have no part with Me.”

Mark 10:45 "For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His [a]life a ransom for man"

Matthew 14:14 "When He went ashore, He saw a large crowd, and felt compassion for them and healed their sick."

Matthew 14:19-20 "Ordering the people to [b]sit down on the grass, He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up toward heaven, He blessed the food, and breaking the loaves He gave them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the crowds, and they all ate and were satisfied. They picked up what was left over of the broken pieces, twelve full baskets."


Jesus values service and servanthood

Mark 10:45 "For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.”

Luke 3:11 "And he would answer and say to them, “The man who has two tunics is to share with him who has none; and he who has food is to do likewise.”

Luke 6:38 "Give, and it will be given to you. They will pour into your lap a good measure—pressed down, shaken together, and running over. For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return.”

Mark 10:44-45 "and whoever wishes to be first among you shall be slave of all. For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.”

Matthew 25:35-40 "For I was hungry, and you gave Me something to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me something to drink; I was a stranger, and you invited Me in; naked, and you clothed Me; I was sick, and you visited Me; I was in prison, and you came to Me.’ Then the righteous will answer Him, ‘Lord, when did we see You hungry, and feed You, or thirsty, and give You something to drink? And when did we see You a stranger, and invite You in, or naked, and clothe You? When did we see You sick, or in prison, and come to You?’ The King will answer and say to them, ‘Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me.’

John 13:34 "A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another."