Knowing Christ By Serving

Sermon Summary

November 26, 2017

Pastor Shawn



Hebrews 13:2 (And others mentioned below in the roadmap)


Hospitality is​​​​​​​

  • Commanded (Rom 12:13, 1 Pet 4:8-9)
  • Required of Pastors (1 Tim 3:2)
  • A test of character (1 Tim 5:20)
  • Shown to brothers, strangers, the poor, and enemies (Heb 13:1-2, Luke 14:12-14, Rom. 12:20-21)
  • Modeled by Jesus (Mark 10:45, Luke 22:24-27)

Hospitality benefits (Leviticus 19:34-34)

  • One who is served with meals, protection, rest
  • One who serves by reminding us of the Gospel, and showing us the character of God
  • Ephesians 2:19-20
  • Colossians 1:21-22

Sending Questions

  1. What needs to change in you that you would be more welcoming of strangers in your life?
  2. How does the Gospel show hospitality and help us become more hospitable?
  3. What is God asking you to do this Christmas to know Jesus more through practicing hospitality?


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