Saved To Serve – The Attitude of a Servant

Join us this Sunday in-person or online as Pastor David continues his series Saved To Serve. Service begins at 10:30 am!

Service Video

Sermon Audio


Click HERE to download the notes!

Q: How can I have a Christ-like servant attitude?

1. KNOW ___________ YOU ARE (v.6)

Understanding your ___________________ moulds your attitude and shapes your __________________________

  • You are a _______________ (Eph. 2:10) 

I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. (Ps. 139:14)

  • You are ______________  (Eph. 2:10, Philippians 2:13)

God has given gifts to each of you from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Manage them well so that God’s generosity can flow through you.                     (I Peter 4:10)

  • You are ______________

Long before He laid down the earth’s foundation, He had us in His mind and settled on us as the focus of His love to be made whole and holy by His love. (Eph.1:4) (Message)

2. LET __________ AND _____________ UP  (vs.6-8)

Then he said to them all: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me. (Luke 9:23)       

Letting go and picking up require a

_____________________ attitude adjustment

  • you are a masterpiece
  • you are able
  • you are loved
  • you are a _________________________

“When a servant comes in from plowing or taking care of sheep, does his master say, ‘Come in and eat with me’? No, he says, ‘Prepare my meal, put on your apron, and serve me while I eat. Then you can eat later.’ And does the master thank the servant for doing what he was told to do? Of course not.  In the same way, when you obey me you should say, ‘We are unworthy servants who have simply done our duty.’“ (Luke 17:7-10) (NLT)

3.  FOCUS ON FUTURE _________________

-Hebrews 12:1-2

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.  (Colossians 3:23,24)  

Digging Deeper

Q1: Zig Zigler said that “It is your attitude and not your aptitude that determines your altitude.”  Do you agree or disagree?  Why?

Q2: Read Daniel 4:28-37.  What does this passage teach us about humility?

Why do you think it is so difficult for us to humble ourselves?

Q3: What were some of the messages about  your identity that were communicated to you when you were younger?  Did those messages “shape” you in any way?  If so, how?  Have you had to learn new, biblical, godly messages about your identity and value?  If so, what are some of those new messages?

Q4: Read Luke 17:7-10.  Is there anything in this Jesus’s teaching that shocks you?  Or anything that Jesus says that your flesh fights against?  If so, what?

Q5: Has the Lord required you to “let go” of some things  or “pick up” some other things in order to serve Him?  If so, what? 

Q6: What do the following verses teach you about the reward God has in store for those who have served Him faithfully? 

Galatians 6:9, Proverbs 3:3-4;  11:18;  22:4, I Corinthians 2:9, Matthew 6:2