Acts 20:35 (821)


        A.  Jesus faced a perverted religious system during His ministry.

              1.  The Jewish religious leaders taught and practiced man made rules and regulations
                   and failed to obey God from the heart.  Mark 3:1-6 (733)

        B.  Let’s keep in mind that our service should be from the heart with love.

        C.  Let’s focus on loving service by looking at several principles.

    I.  God calls us to humble service.  Matthew 20:20-28 (720)

   II.  God calls us to faithful service.  Matthew 10:42 (711); Luke 21:1-4 (773)

  III.  God will reward us based on our service with love.  Matthew 25:34-40 (726)

  IV.  God will bless our service with love. 

        A.  We reap what we sow.  Luke 6:38 (756)

        B.  Our labor is not in vain.  1 Corinthians 15:57-58 (851)

        C.  We are promised eternal life.  Matthew 25:34,46b (726)


        A.  John 15:9-17 (794)