Entitlement vs. Gratitude: Luke 17

Dear Father in heaven thank You for Your love, grace and mercy toward me. Thank you for the privilege of serving you. Like you Lord Jesus, may I be faithful to the end.

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Today’s reading: Luke 17-18.

This world is the place of service; we are not to be expecting to have the festival here. The great supper comes at the end of the day. This is the time for us to serve, even as Jesus did when he was here; and we are to serve right on till the close of the day, even as Jesus did. – Charles Spurgeon

Pride is one of the three main temptations in life, along with pleasure and possessions. Jesus warned his disciples not to become swollen with pride as a result of their work with him. He knew they would be tempted because of the miraculous things they were doing, and would do, through the Holy Spirit. He wanted them to keep a servant’s heart instead of feeling super-spiritual.

“Suppose one of you had a servant plowing or looking after the sheep. Would he say…

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