"Even as the Son
of man came not to be ministered unto,
but to minister,
and to give his life a ransom for many."
The greatness of a man is
evidenced by his humility. In the words of an old
Filipino saying, "The higher the bamboo grows, the lower
it bends" is a wonderful example here.
Jesus did not come to be served, but to serve, and to
give His life ransom for many. The highest title God
ever allows in His church is "servant."
Are we willing to serve people as Jesus did? We know we
cannot die for people to save them as Jesus did, but we
can "die to self" to enable us to tell people that Jesus
died for their sins, and thus serve them in the greatest
When we humble ourselves, then God will give us the
grace to grow into maturity, where we, like a tall
bamboo tree, can lower ourselves to serve those of "low
"Be of the same mind one toward another.
Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate.
Be not wise in your own conceits"
How tall are you spiritually?
Tall and flexible enough to serve people in all kinds of
May God Bless you today as you bend to meet others
"Lord Dictated Them"