Point to Ponder: To be a servant I must think like a servant.
Question to Consider: Am I usually more concerned about being served or finding ways to serve others?
There’s really not a whole lot I can add to that, so let me just close by quoting the lyrics (midi, guitar) to the Larry Norman song I linked to yesterday. I often use it as my personal theme song ever since I learned it while part of Royal Servants in 1983:
By Larry Norman
From the album In Another Land
Copyright 1975 Phydeaux Records
I sit here waiting, I’ve been looking at the game
That I’ve been playing; I’ve been staying much the same
When you are lonely, you’re the only one to blame
I am a servant, and I’m waiting for Your call
I’ve been unfaithful, so I sit here in the hall
How can You use me when I’ve never given all?
How can You choose me when You know I quickly fall?
So He feeds my soul and He makes me grow
And He lets me know He loves me
I am worthless now but I’ve made a vow
I will humbly bow before Thee
Oh please use me, I am lonely
I am a servant, getting ready for my part
There’s been a change, a rearrangement in my heart
At last I’m learning there’s no returning once I start
To live’s a privilege, to love is such an art
But I need Your help to start
Oh please purify my heart
I am Your servant
Prayer: God, that pretty much says it all. Father, help me to be a servant. Grant me a pure heart, that I may see you. Teach that the only satisfaction to the longings of my heart is to die to myself for the sake of others. I ask this in Jesus name, Amen.