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Meet the monument of self. It's what most people spend the majority of their lives building. This book is for those ready to assault that monument. Ready to give their full attention to what it means to be different. If you're prepared to invest more than most...if you really desire more than three dollars worth of God, then this could be the start of a journey that will forever change your life. This special edition book celebrates one of the most classic messages of our day. Charles Swindoll's timeless work on serving others has inspired and encouraged hundreds of thousands of Christians through the years. Experience the art of unselfish living as you learn to "improve your serve."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786256983
  • Publisher: Cengage Gale
  • Publication date: 12/12/2003
  • Edition description: Large Print
  • Pages: 381
  • Product dimensions: 5.72 (w) x 8.78 (h) x 1.25 (d)

Meet the Author

Charles R. Swindoll has devoted his life to the accurate, practical teaching and application of God’s Word and His grace. A pastor at heart, Chuck has served as senior pastor to congregations in Texas, Massachusetts, and California. Since 1998, he has served as the founder and senior pastor-teacher of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas.

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Table of Contents

Introduction xi
1 Who, Me a Servant? You Gotta Be Kidding! 1
Transparent Humanity
Genuine Humility
Absolute Honesty
2 A Case for Unselfishness 15
Looking Out for Number One
A Proper Perspective
A Biblical Basis
3 The Servant As a Giver 29
Isn't There a Better Way?
Is All This Biblical?
What Are the Basics?
How Should Servants Give?
How Much Does Giving Cost Us?
Is It Worth It, After All?
4 The Servant As a Forgiver 45
God's Forgiveness of Us
Our Forgiveness of One Another
How to Make It Happen
5 The Servant As a Forgetter 61
Can the Mind Ever Forget?
A Close Look at Forgetting
A Challenge: Two Questions
6 Thinking Like a Servant Thinks 75
Not Mind-Control Slavery
A "Renewed Mind" Is Essential
Natural Thinking in Today's World
Mental Barriers to God's Voice
Supernatural Ability of the "Renewed Mind"
Servanthood Starts in the Mind
7 Portrait of a Servant, Part One 91
Jesus' Command: "Be Different!"
The Beatitudes: Three Observations
An Analysis of Four Beatitudes
Preliminary Summary and Questions
8 Portrait of a Servant, Part Two 105
Analysis of Four More Qualities
A Last Look at the Portrait
9 The Influence of a Servant 121
Keeper of the Spring
Critical Estimation of Our Times
Indispensable Influences for Good
Personal Response to Our Role
10 The Perils of a Servant 137
Some Common Misconceptions
A Classic Example
Some Lingering Lessons
What's Your Motive?
11 The Obedience of a Servant 159
A Self Description of Jesus
Illustration of Jesus' Self Description
Appropriation of Christ's Instruction
12 The Consequences of Serving 175
A Realistic Appraisal of Serving
The Dark Side of Serving
Spelling Out the Consequences
Suggestions for Coping with Consequences
13 The Rewards of Serving 193
Biblical Facts about Rewards
God's Promises to His Servants
Encouragement to Servants
14 A Challenge to Improve Your Serve 209
Commissioned to Serve
Of Such Is the Kingdom of Heaven
Can One Person Make a Difference?
A Parable for Our Time
Encouragement to Servants
The Art of Unselfish Living
Notes 225
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    Highly Recommended - Do not miss out.

    This is a great book. From the subject matter to the author. Great writing, keeps you interested all the way through.

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