The Measure of Greatness

in Service/Servanthood

I'm Ron Moore with the Bible Minute.

The golden rule of the world is, "he who has the gold, rules." Jesus, however, turned the tables, and does it here in Mark 10:42-43. Jesus says:

"You know that those who are regarded as rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise authority over them. Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant."

In Christ's kingdom model, if you want to be first in line you must go to the back of the line. Jesus not only established the model, but cleared the path. He left his throne in heaven to hang on a cross for you. That was the ultimate act of service.

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