Serving Like Jesus

Mar 17, 2024    Pastor Jeremy Roh

Discussion Questions:

1. In John 13, Jesus washes his disciples' feet, a task usually reserved for the

lowliest of servants. He then commands them to do the same for one another.

What does this act of foot washing symbolize in terms of our ongoing

sanctification as believers?

2. The sermon explains that justification is a one-time event where we are cleansed

from head to toe and given a new identity in Christ. Sanctification, on the other

hand, is the ongoing process of daily having our feet washed from the grime we

pick up walking through this world. Why is it important to distinguish between

these two aspects of salvation?

3. Like Peter, we often resist letting Jesus wash our feet. We want to hide our dirty

areas and deal with them ourselves rather than bringing them into the light. What

holds us back from being vulnerable about our struggles, and how can we

cultivate greater openness and authenticity in our church community?

4. The sermon emphasizes that ministry is not about impressive results or

showcasing our own abilities, but about humbly serving others in simple ways

and trusting God to bear fruit in his timing. Can you share an experience where

you saw God work powerfully through a seemingly small or insignificant

act of service?

5. As we serve and minister to others, it's easy to slip into doing it out of duty or for

our own glory rather than as an overflow of God's love and grace in our lives.

What are some practical ways we can keep our hearts aligned with Jesus'

heart as we serve, and avoid burning out or becoming self-righteous in the