Servants of Jesus Know and Grow in Grace

Big Truth:

Servants of Jesus Know and Grow in Grace

2 Peter 1:8; 3:18; Ephesians 4:7; Colossians 3:13; 2 Corinthians 9:8; Ephesians 2:8; Titus 2:11

Bible Verse:

“Am I not allowed to do what I choose with what belongs to me? Or do you begrudge my generosity? So the last will be first, and the first last.”

Matthew 20:15-16

Big Ideas:

  • Every person that God calls to serve Him is unworthy of their calling.
  • Every servant of Jesus serves diligently with the time they have left on earth.
  • Every servant enters God’s family the same way: grace.

Bible Passage:

Matthew 19:29-20:16




This series looks at the calling to be a servant on the life of a Jesus follower. It considers what a servant is biblically and how we are to live as one who lays down our lives for our Master. 

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Every student should know that:

  • They are a servant of Jesus.
  • They have been forgiven an unimaginable debt.
  • To be a servant means to lay down their lives.

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Every student should strive to:

  • Forgive anyone who has wronged them as Jesus has forgiven them.
  • Walk by faith instead of giving into anxiety.
  • Be known by their allegiance to Christ and the gospel.

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Every student should feel:

  • Awe at the forgiveness they have experienced in Christ.
  • Thankful for the grace that brought them from death to life and into God’s family.
  • Unworthy of the mercy and grace they have received.

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Every student should want:

  • To be faithful and pursue obedience to God.
  • To sacrifice their comfort and control for the sake of the gospel.
  • To be committed to Christ above all else.