To most people, serving others doesn’t sound like much fun. It conjures up images of being overlooked, taken advantage of, even slavery. But what if our modern conception of serving is skewed? Today we take a look at how true followers of Jesus look for opportunities to serve like Jesus. It’s the embodiment of the Golden Rule… it’s an opportunity to steward our gifts… it’s the privilege of following the example of Christ.
In James 1:22, the author gave his readers a thesis that is repeated throughout the epistle and appears in one way or another throughout Scripture: “Do not merely listen to the word and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.”