How To Be a Servant of Jesus

August 2, 2020

How To Be a Servant of Jesus

John 1:41-42
Pastor Terry Wilcox

Servanthood is a commitment to use our gifts in the ministry of Christ’s church.

Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother, was one of the two who heard what John had said and who had followed Jesus. The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon and tell him, “We have found the Messiah” (that is, the Christ). And he brought him to Jesus.
Jesus looked at him and said, “You are Simon son of John. You will be called Cephas” (which, when translated, is Peter).

-John 1:40-42

We meet Andrew, who would become one of the apostles.

Andrew had three insights that many don’t have:

  1. The of people.
    1. John 6:8-9
    2. John 12:21-22
  2. service is of high value.
  3. There are no  servants.



  1. Character is more important than .
  2. Being Christ-like is more important than being .
  3. is more important than good works.
  4. You don’t lose by being a .
  5. There is always room for more .



Three Ways We Grow

  1. The  of God
  2. Fellowship of believers



Ten Truths About Ministry

  1. The  of ministry is .
  2. The  of ministry is .
  3. The  for ministry is .
  4. The  of ministry is .
  5. The of ministry is to God.
  6. The of ministry is the .
  7. The of ministry are and .
  8. The of ministry is .
  9. The of ministry is the .
  10. The for ministry is .


As we celebrate the sacrifice of Jesus, consider how you might be like the apostle Andrew.



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