Have we ever stopped to think, really stopped to think, what it means that Jesus served? I think we all would recognize that a Lord should never serve those that are underneath him. That being said what does that mean for how we live our daily lives? Back in the days when Lord’s seriously did “lord” their authority over others and sat around being served in castles, that was the ideal. That was the lifestyle to be desired–“the good life”. Jesus isn’t like that. The lifestyle he lifts up reverses this. The ideal is humbly serving, loving–not judging and jockeying for a better station in the eyes of others.
Jesus came as a friend of sinners. He is our friend. What does that mean for how we live our lives, bearing in mind the loving service that we are called to each day? Reflect on this as you listen to this song from Casting Crowns: