Big Truth:

We are Unworthy Servants

1 Chronicles 29:14; 1 Corinthians 1:27; Romans 11:35; Ephesians 3:8; 1 Timothy 1:15; 1 Corinthians 15:9-10

Bible Verse:

“So you also, when you have done all that you were commanded, say, ‘We are unworthy servants; we have only done what was our duty.’”

Luke 17:10

Big Ideas:

  • A servant’s purpose is to serve his master.
  • The master does not owe the servant anything.
  • We wholeheartedly serve Jesus knowing that we are unworthy of His grace.

Bible Passage:

Luke 17:7-10




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.