John 12:26 – If anyone serves me, he must follow me; and, where I am, there will be my servant also. If anyone serves me, the Father will honor him.
Jesus is speaking to some Greeks who were seeking him when he tells them not to care for their life in this world to gain eternity. Jesus follows by saying that to serve him we must follow him. To follow Jesus we must be where He is. Whoever serves Jesus will be honored by the Father
I must submit to and follow Jesus in order to serve Him. The thought that this is “my life” and I can do with it what I want are far from the truth of Christ. I have to recognize that my life was bought with a price and it is not my own. To be with Jesus we need to follow his example of servitude, sacrifice and love for others. However, whatever role I play should be to glorify Him.
Thank you for your love and grace in sending Jesus to pay for my sins so I can have a relationship with you. Let your Spirit guide me to follow Jesus by serving, loving others that points towards y