Today at Real Hope in Christ we share the message from Pastor Justin Miller

Greatness Is Found In Service, Not Status

Welcome to Real Hope In Christ – We’re Glad You’re Here

This is our worship service for 3-7-21

Countdown to Worship
“Happy Day,” Jesus Culture.

First Music Offering
“Rolling Stones,” Lauren Daigle.

Second Music Offering
“Sparrows,” Cory Asbury.

Third Music Offering
“Same Power,” Jeremy Camp.

Communion Service
Dana Smith
“Communion” Billy Graham.


Greatness Is Found In Service, Not Status.
Pastor Justin Miller

How do we become ‘Great’?
Is it by the kind of car we drive? Our job title? Or, just maybe, is it by how we serve God? Let’s look at Jesus’ life as Pastor Justin helps us see that Greatness is Found in Service, Not Status.

When we know whose we are we know who we are.

If God’s will is to be done in our lives we have to stop chasing status and start choosing service.

Matthew 23:11
The greatest among you will be your servant.
Jesus tells us that greatness is found in service, not status.
Our world is all about status.

Matthew 20:16
“So the last will be first, and the first will be last.”

Matthew 23:5-12
5 “Everything they do is done for people to see: They make their phylacteries wide and the tassels on their garments long;
6 they love the place of honor at banquets and the most important seats in the synagogues;
7 they love to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces and to be called ‘Rabbi’ by others.
8 “But you are not to be called ‘Rabbi,’ for you have one Teacher, and you are all brothers.
9 And do not call anyone on earth ‘father,’ for you have one Father, and he is in heaven.
10 Nor are you to be called instructors, for you have one Instructor, the Messiah.
11 The greatest among you will be your servant.
12 For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.

Romans 1:1
Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God.

• Say yes to the opportunities that God send to you.
• Sometimes it’s not your ability, it is your availability.
• Whatever God has in front of you say yes God, here I am.
• Say yes Lord.
• Servants don’t need authority, they need opportunity.
• God doesn’t need your status, your position or your wealth.
• God wants to use ordinary people to do extra ordinary things.

John 13:4-5
Jesus got up from the meal, took off his outer clothing, and wrapped a towel around his waist. 5 After that, he poured water into a basin and began to wash his disciples’ feet, drying them with the towel that was wrapped around him.

John 13:3
3 Jesus knew that the Father had put all things under his power, and that he had come from God and was returning to God;

Because Jesus didn’t need anything from His disciples He could serve them.

When we have nothing to prove we have everything to give.

John 13:14-17
14 Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet. 15 I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you. 16 Very truly I tell you, no servant is greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him. 17 Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them.

• Jesus didn’t just tell us to server, He showed us how.
• What would it look like if we lived a little more like Jesus and a little less like the world?
• What if God’s church had nothing to prove and everything to give?
• Most of our problems occur when we put ourselves first over others.

Philippians 2:5-11 New International Version
5 In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus:
6 Who, being in very nature[a] God,
did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage;
7 rather, he made himself nothing
by taking the very nature[b] of a servant,
being made in human likeness.
8 And being found in appearance as a man,
he humbled himself
by becoming obedient to death—
even death on a cross!
9 Therefore God exalted him to the highest place
and gave him the name that is above every name,
10 that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow,
in heaven and on earth and under the earth,
11 and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

• Status only comes from service.
• God takes your obedience and blesses it
• He takes your humility and lifts it up.
• He takes your sacrifice and rewards it.
• Before Jesus took the throne he stooped down and served the world.

Never forget, God is in you and with you always. He will never forget you, He will never turn away. He is listening and always, God Loves You No Matter What!


Wednesday, Doors open at 6pm, study starts at 6:30.
Not Your Mama’s Bible Study presents

“The Easter Series”


Eyewitness Bible Series is pleased to present The Easter Series. This series is a collection of eight episodes from other Eyewitness series. These episodes are selected to be watched on each day of Holy Week, starting with Palm Sunday and ending on Easter Sunday.

Be our guest. This week we will be serving:
• Grilled Ham & Cheese or Turkey & Cheese Sandwiches
• Mac & Cheese
• Ice Cream and Brownies for Desert.
• Homemade Lemonade

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We thank you for joining with us in worshiping our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We hope that you enjoyed our service today and encourage you seek God in everything that you do.

At Real Hope In Christ our purpose is to love the Lord our God with all our heart, and with all our soul, and with all our mind.

Our focus begins with all the people of Citrus County and by the Grace of God we will:

together to worship and celebrate God,

in our knowledge and faith,

in love and,

out into the world to shine brightly with the light of salvation from our Savior Jesus Christ and tell the world what we know is true; God Loves You No Matter What!

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