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Apr 29, 2018

I Am A Selfless Missionary

Passage: Mark 9:35

Speaker: Jim Barnette


Keywords: cross, exploit, first, humble, jesus, last, mark, mindset, philippians, selfless, suffer

A Christian missionary knows that church is about mission, not his or her preferences or desires.

35 He sat down and summoned the Twelve. “So you want first place? Then take the last place. Be the servant of all.”

Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility regard others as better than yourselves. Let each of you look not to your own interests, but to the interests of others. Let the same mind be in you that was[a] in Christ Jesus,

who, though he was in the form of God,
    did not regard equality with God
    as something to be exploited,
but emptied himself,
    taking the form of a slave,
    being born in human likeness.
And being found in human form,
    he humbled himself
    and became obedient to the point of death—
    even death on a cross.