Tuesday, December 27, 2022
Here is the resurrected Lord, the King of Glory, and he is preparing breakfast for his disciples. How fitting! Jesus didn't come to be served, but to serve. His leadership was courageous and bold but always filled with compassion and practical service. He is our hero, and in his glory following his resurrection, Jesus is the servant to those who failed him.  Bosses may get a lot out of workers, but servant-leaders put a lot into workers so that the work gets done and the workers are blessed. No one has to question their leadership, because those who follow servant-leaders are sure of it!
Father, since your Son and my Lord could serve those who disappointed him, then so can I. Since Jesus can serve when he is powerful and glorious, then so should I. So, dear Father, use me as a servant and convict me when I am not. In Jesus' name, I pray. Amen.
What Jesus Did! is a series of one-year devotional guides through each gospel, using one short scripture passage each day and following the Gospel in sequential order. Each devotional consists of a scripture passage and a reflection and a prayer which open up the day's scripture and show how it challenges you to live for Jesus.
What Jesus Did! is written by Phil Ware and is available in book form.
Scripture quotations are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright ©1996, 2004, 2007, 2013, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.
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