never flagging in zeal, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord,
and do not yield your members to sin as the instruments of wickedness; but present yourselves to God as men once dead, but now living, and yield your members to God as the instruments of righteousness.
For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not let your freedom be an opportunity for the flesh, but in love be servants to one another.
Taking a seat he called the twelve, and said, "If any one wishes to be first, he must be the last of all and the servant of all."
If any one is serving me, let him follow me and where I am there my servant shall be. If any one is serving me, him my Father will honor.
All Scripture is divinely inspired and is useful for teaching, for proof, for correction of error, for education in righteousness,
that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.
So then, my beloved brethren, be firm, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord; since you know that your labor is not fruitless in the Lord.
It is not so among you. But whoever wants to become great among you will be your servant,
and whoever wants to be first among you will be your slave;
just as the Son of Man came not to be served, but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many."
No one can serve two masters. For either he will hate one and love the other or he will hold to one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and Mammon.
His master said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a few things, I will place you over many things. Enter into the joy of your master.'
If then I, the Master and Teacher, have washed your feet, you too ought to wash one another's feet.
Live as free men, yet not using freedom as a cloak for wickedness, but as God's slaves.
how much more will the blood of Christ, who through an eternal Spirit offered himself an unblemished sacrifice to God, cleanse our consciences from dead works for the service of the living God.
For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve and to give his life a ransom for many."