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Coram Deo: Daily Meditations on God’s Presence - Thursday, August 28, 2014

The Greatness of Service

Matthew 20:24–28

Matthew Henry writes, “It is the duty of Christ’s disciples to serve one another, for mutual edification.” A true leader leads by example, never asking others to do something that the leader is unwilling to do himself. He does not seek leadership in order to have power and authority over others, he leads in order to do good for other people. Is the leadership function you perform, no matter how large or small it might be, characterized by such service?

For further study:

Psalm 84:10

The Bible in a year:

Psalms 138–141

Coram Deo from TableTalk Magazine, Matthew Studies. Copyright © 2008 by Ligonier Ministries.