John I. Carney (Tennessee, USA)
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The one who is greatest among you will be your servant. All who lift themselves up will be brought low. But all who make themselves low will be lifted up. - Matthew 23:11-12 (CEB)
As I returned to my hotel room soaked from the rain, I passed two members of the housekeeping staff in the corridor. One of them stopped me and pointed at my untied shoelace. I thanked her but didn’t stop to tie it. After all, I was only a short distance...
If I want to show God’s love, I will first be a servant.
Hotel housekeeping staff
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