Thursday, March 05, 2009

God Serves Us So We'll Serve Others

(by Abraham Piper)

David Mathis's article "Served by God, Serving Man" is posted at Ligonier. He writes,

Sacrificial service in the church doesn’t start with serving. It starts with being served by God. Then as we are satisfied in Him and who He’s revealed Himself to be in His crucified Son, we gladly overflow in service of others.

Read the whole thing for more on "what amazing communities our churches are when we gather both with the expectation of receiving from God and with the expectation of giving to others."

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