Matthew 23:11-12: “The Power of Service – An MLK Day Devotional”

Matthew 23:11-12: “The Power of Service – An MLK Day Devotional”

Preacher Talk

“The greatest among you shall be your servant. Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.” -Matthew 23:11-12 (ESV)

Do you ever feel small in comparison to the world’s problems? If so, you’re not alone. In a world filled with so many daunting and overwhelming heartaches, difficulties, and challenges, its tempting to think that there is absolutely nothing we can do to truly make it a better place and ease the burdens of other people struggling in the midst of it. While we recognize there are small opportunities to help in the course of everyday life, we frequently view those actions and opportunities as a drop in the comparatively enormous bucket of the world’s problems and suffering. In trying to help, we far too often feel crushed and defeated before we even begin.

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However, Scripture declares that this is…

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