The Basic Requirement of Servitude – Offering
The true servitude consists of three
Duty of Servitude: In Greek, servitude and worship always use
the same word. Therefore, our daily
offering of prayer, thanksgiving, praise, and worship are all duty of
servitude. (Acts 13:1~2).
Life of Servitude: Our life, moral, and all the behaviors are
all testimonies for God, are also servitude. (Acts 1:8).
Work of Servitude: We use the gift to serve God. Everyone who serves God whole heartedly in his/her
own position accomplish the work that God has entrusted.
Everyone who wants to serve the
Lord must first offer sacrifice of him or her self to the Lord. It is to offer first then to serve. (Roman
The Meaning of Offering: If a Christian understands the meaning of
offering, then their offering will become much more truly and complete.
is giving your heart to the Lord. (Prov.
is giving your life authority to the Lord. (Acts 22:10)
is becoming the vassal of Lord. (Rom 6:13)
is living for the Lord. (2 Cor 5: 14~15)
is to put Christ in the center of life. (Phi. 1:21, Co 1:18)
The Foundation of the offering: If a Christian does not offer throughout his
or her life, then his or her whole spirituality has no foundation.
Offering is the foundation of the walk in the
path of the Lord. (Pro )
Offering is the foundation of the obedience.
Offering is the foundation of the victory. (Jud
16:17, Phi 4:13)
Offering is the foundation of the spiritual
growth and renewal. (Rom 12:2)
Offering is the foundation of the material
offering. (2 Cor 8: 2, 5)
Offering is the foundation of the abundant life.
Offering is the foundation of the servitude.
Blind Spot of Offering:
Apparent --- Lost the true meaning. (Mt. 6:1)
Softness --- Lost power. (Mt. 26:41)
Doctrine --- Lost the vivacious life. (Mt. 16:6)
Materialize --- Lost spiritual power. (Mt. 16:6)
Harden --- Lost love. (Luk 17:3~4)
Passive --- Lost Active. (Mk 4:24)