Living to Serve 12/16/2020

“When Jesus calls us to follow Him, it’s an invitation to pick up the towel and join Him in serving others. It’s seeing everything we have as a gift from God, and we know that without Him we have nothing. 

We don’t fret about who acknowledges what we do. We stop caring about public approval and seeking fame for good deeds. We live life and serve others because it matters to God. He notices everything we do and His validation is all that really matters.

Our position and purpose is found in loving God and being used by God. 

This great truth empowers us to serve others with authentic humility. We no longer care what others think about us because God loves us. We don’t seek to make ourselves famous, but seek to bring Him glory. 

Living to serve is the path where we find fulfillment and really start to live alive. 

We stop living for our wants by surrendering our agenda to God.

Spend time today praying for God to use you to serve whomever He desires and wherever He desires.”

Excerpt From

40 Days 2019 • Live Alive

the Journey

Pastor James Hilton

About anitaskocz

ANITA JOYCE SKOCZ is a storyteller who resides in Central Florida. She credits her passion to her father, who dazzled her imagination as a child with his gift to weaver a tale. After a diving accident in 1978, Anita left the travel industry to journey the inner roads of her soul. The riches found on those adventures inward come to life in her children’s books. Anita’s books, “Crystal Star Angel” and “Kite Tale,” were inspired by the loving relationships her father had with his grandsons. From Where I Sit is a blog where Anita shares her life’s stories, or comments on current events from her soul’s perspective. Her insights can evoke laughter as well as take one on a reflective journey. In any case she hopes you join her each Wednesday for a new adventure.
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