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Serving With Excellence Under Gods Authority

By: Pst Gatu

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A servant's attitude vs Rebellion Phil 2:5-11 Attitude - A manner of acting that shows one's inward thoughts & feelings. »The only disability in life is a bad attitude. »A non-believer with a good attitude has more potential than a believer with bad attitude. »A mindset is key in excellent service because it places authority in the right place. »In matters attitude, there is no other greater leader to learn from than Jesus Christ. LESSONS 1. Humility -The feeling or attitude that you have no special importance that makes you better than others. -Humility is not being ignorant of our abilities. Watch out for: -value others. -Be aware of pride and its consequences »Pride precedes destruction. - Prov 16:18 - We have power to humble ourselves- Luke 4:11 2.Perserverance -persistence in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving results/success. Don't give up; look unto Jesus- Heb 12:2-3 »Endure hardship(2 Tim 2:3)- Endurance is a quality of a positive attitude 3.Sacrificial/selfless love »Love is demonstrated by giving -John 3:16 Rom 5:8 »Sacrificial Giving- Giving that which everybody would understand if you did not Traits of people with rebellion: 1.Lateness 2.Absenteeism 3.Many excuses 4.Take offence 5.Poor communication 6.Poor appearance/image 7.Complaining about everything 8.Inconsistency in giving 9.Changing seating position 10.Demand for appreciation

Scripture References

  1. Philippians 2:5-11
  2. Proverbs 16:18
  3. Luke 4:11
  4. Hebrews 12:2-3
  5. 2 Timothy 2:3
  6. John 3:16
  7. Romans 5:8

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