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Ephesians 6:7

Central Theme:  God wants us to serve others.

Introduction–A man told me that he saw a another man mopping up a spill.  He said, “I assume you are the manager.”  The bosses in stores get to do the dirty work.  God’s way is to promote us into becoming a servant to everyone Have a member read Ephesians 6:7.

I.     Tell the story of James’ and John’s mother and Dorcas.

A. Mom wanted James and John to be number one in the Kingdom.

B. Dorcas knew how to be number one.

1.  She was a servant to everyone.

II.     At Special Gathering, no one gets to big to do the dirty work.

A. Show the fanny packs we use at camp.

1.  They have rubber gloves because the people who wear the fanny packs get to clean up messes–nasty messes.

B. We had a staff one time who told me that he didn‘t clean up messes any more that he had paid his dues–that was the wrong answer.

III.     God wants us all to be the servant.

A. Our deacons get the jobs that no one else wants to do like setting up the building.

B. They don‘t get to push the wheel chairs because everyone wants to do that.

C. They get to clean the floors, set up tables and chair, etc.

Conclusion  The heart of a real man of God must be to serve others.