CHALLENGE IN SERVICE - Part I   1st Timothy 4:15

Hebrews 10:23-25How we might encourage and stimulate one another to love and good deeds..
II Timothy 2:24-26I am the Lord's bond-servant.
¤ YES  ¤ NO  I am not quarrelsome.
¤ YES  ¤ NO  I'm resolved to be kind to all.
¤ YES  ¤ NO  I am now made able to teach.
¤ YES  ¤ NO  I'm resolved to be patient when I am wronged.
¤ YES  ¤ NO  I gently correct those who are in opposition, that perhaps God may grant them repentance.
Galatians 5:13Through love …………………… one another.
Romans 12:1-21With my own body of flesh as a …………………… ……………………………, I am transformed by the renewing of my mind, that I may prove what the resolve of God is: what is ……………… and ……………………………… and ……………………….

I am prepared by the Spirit of God to:
¤ YES  ¤ NO   …be devoted to one another in love; giving preference for one another in honor.vs 10
¤ YES  ¤ NO   …be serving the Lord.vs 11
¤ YES  ¤ NO   …be diligent and fervent in spirit.vs 11
¤ YES  ¤ NO   …be devoted to prayer.vs 12
¤ YES  ¤ NO   …persevere in tribulation.vs 12
¤ YES  ¤ NO   …practice hospitality.vs 13
¤ YES  ¤ NO   …be contributing to the needs of the saints.vs 13
¤ YES  ¤ NO   …bless without cursing.vs 14
¤ YES  ¤ NO   …rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep.vs 15
¤ YES  ¤ NO   …associate with the lowly.vs 16
¤ YES  ¤ NO   …acknowledge what is right in front of anyone.vs 17
¤ YES  ¤ NO   …aim to be at peace with all men.vs 18
¤ YES  ¤ NO   …overcome evil with good.vs 21
Hebrews 13:1-6We show ………………………………… to strangers, remembering ……………………, and those who are ill-treated.

We hold ……………………… in honor.

¤ YES  ¤ NO  

I am content with what I have.
¤ YES  ¤ NO   My way of life is now free from the love of money.
Philippians 2:1-8Same mind, same love, united and intent on one purpose.
What was the attitude in Christ Jesus that we also want in ourselves? ……………………………………………………………………………………………….vs 5-8
¤ YES  ¤ NO   I'm resolved to regarding others as more important than myself.vs 3-4
¤ YES  ¤ NO   I'm resolved to looking out for the best interests of others.
¤ YES  ¤ NO   I'm resolved to doing nothing from selfishness or empty conceit.
I Thessalonians 5:14Admonish who? …………………………………
Encourage who? …………………………………
Help who? …………………………………
Be patient with whom? …………………………………
I Timothy 1:5The goal of our instruction is ……………………
I Timothy 5:1-2We appeal to:
…an older man as a ……………………….
…a younger man as a ……………………….
…an older woman as a ……………………….
…a younger woman as a ……………………….
Colossians 4:5-6
& Matthew 10:16
How shall we conduct ourselves around outsiders or strangers? ……………………………………………………………………………………………….

What shall we do with every opportunity? ……………………………………………………………………………………………….

My ……………… with grace, "seasoned with salt", to help in how I should respond to each person.



  CHALLENGE IN SERVICE - Part II
  The Jesus Style

Matthew 9:1-10:23Jesus as:
• Discerner of thoughts
• Physician
• Faith Builder
• Deliverer
• conservative
• compassionate
• Sender
.
Mark 2:1-5Faith from above
¤ YES  ¤ NO  Would Jesus have been angry for that these men dug a hole in the roof?
Mark 8:1-3What did Jesus feel for the hunger and fatigue of the crowd? …………………………….


John 4:6-29


Well encounter
¤ YES  ¤ NO  Is Jesus fearful to speak with an outsider?
How does Jesus open the subject & discussion of "living water"? ……………………………………………………………………………………………….
How does Jesus reveal this woman's marriage sorrows? ……………………………………………………………………………………………….
What does Jesus do with the question of where to worship God? ……………………………………………………………………………………………….
¤ YES  ¤ NO  Did Jesus reveal His identity & commission to this woman?
Luke 4:1-12Jesus answered the tests of the devil from/with …………………………….
Luke 12:13-14Why did Jesus not stop to arbitrate a family dispute, as was requested of Him? ……………………………………………………………………………………………….
Luke 13:14-17How did Jesus defend against formalities and traditions as they may abridge the mercy, grace or power of God? ……………………………………………………………………………………………….
Luke 24:13-51What was the posture of Jesus toward those two disciples on the Emmaus journey? ……………………………………………………………………………………………….

Luke 17:7-10

A slave prepares…
¤ Master  ¤ Slave  Who prepares the meal, serving the food and properly clothed?
¤ Master  ¤ Slave  Who afterward will eat and drink?
¤ YES  ¤ NO  Does the master thank the slave for doing what was commanded of him?
Mark 9:35-37
& Mark 10:42-45
To be first, I must become ……………… and the servant of all.
How may we receive Jesus? ……………………………….
How may we receive the Father? ……………………………….
Philippians 2:5-8Jesus took the form of a ……………………… humbled Himself and became …………………………………… to God the Father.
John 13:3-17Why must Jesus wash my feet? ……………………………………………………………………………………………….
Why must I wash the feet of others? ……………………………………………………………………………………………….
Mark 3:31-35Whom did Jesus make to be His family members? ……………………………………………………………………………………………….

Matthew 26:1-46

Submission to the resolve of the Father.
How does Jesus deliver difficult news? ……………………………………………………………………………………………….vs 2
How may we describe Jesus' awareness of (submission to) His own purpose and future? ……………………………………………………………………………………………….vs 6-13
¤ YES  ¤ NO  Was Jesus confident for needed provisions?vs 18
Where & how does Jesus confront a betrayer? ……………………………………………………………………………………………….vs 21-25
How does Jesus face His disciples with the reality of our own weaknesses? ……………………………………………………………………………………………….vs 31-35
What does Jesus here ask of His friends while He is in prayer? ……………………………………………………………………………………………….vs 38-46