1 Do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus. (Colossians 3:17 ESV)
2 If you woke up this morning, then you can be sure God has something for you to do.
3 If you woke up this morning, then you can be sure God has someone for you to serve.
4 If you woke up this morning, then you can be sure God has a way to for you to make a difference.
5 If you woke up this morning, then you can be sure God has a way for you to inspire others for his glory!
6 The Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many. (Matthew 20:28 ESV)
7 Jesus lived for us. Jesus died for us. And now, Jesus lives in us.
8 Because Jesus made all the difference for us, we are called to make a difference for others.
9 Because Jesus inspires our hearts with his sacrifice, grace, and love, we want to inspire others.
10 Jesus served, and so do we!
11 What motivates your service to others?
12 Why do you want to make a difference?
13 Make a Difference Today . . . Unexpectedly wash the dishes or clean up in some other way.
14 Jesus, I praise you for washing my heart clean. You are God, but you serve ME! Amazing!
15 Not to us, O Lord, not to us, but to your name goes all the glory for your unfailing love and faithfulness. (Psalm 115:1 NLT)
16 We serve God’s people best when we point beyond ourselves to the One who sealed our salvation on Calvary’s cross.
17 Thank God for the people you know who consistently point beyond themselves to Jesus.
18 Make a Difference Today . . . Anonymously deliver coffee to a co-worker’s desk.
19 Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men. (Colossians 3:23 ESV)
20 The Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost. (Luke 19:10 ESV)
21 Ours is a message of salvation in the cross of the Savior.
22 What motivates you, as a Christian, to serve?
23 What does God’s Word say about reasons to serve?
24 There are different kinds of service, but we serve the same Lord. (1 Corinthians 12:5 NLT)
25 In the end, God gives the growth (1 Corinthians 3:1–9).
26 Make a Difference Today . . . Could the skills you use in your day job be useful to your church? Ask!
27 Creator God, you’ve gifted me, purposefully and uniquely. What an amazing honor!
28 Be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain. (1 Corinthians 15:58 ESV)
29 Jesus promises to refresh our hearts and re-energize our service!
30 Make a Difference Today . . . Write an encouraging note to a volunteer you know.
31 Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him, and he will act. (Psalm 37:5 ESV)
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