18 Awesome Quotes about Serving Others
God has called us to serve others. Serving can mean so many things – taking a mission trip overseas, working as a deacon in your church, or even just visiting a sick friend in the hospital. And serving doesn’t have to be hard – if we do all things with love, then serving others will be a joyful experience. I hope these quotes and verses bring you encouragement and joy!
But not so with you. Rather, let the greatest among you become as the youngest, and the leader as one who serves. For who is the greater, one who reclines at table or one who serves? Is it not the one who reclines at table? But I am among you as the one who serves.
- Luke 22:26-27
For God is not unjust so as to overlook your work and the love that you have shown for his name in serving the saints, as you still do.
- Hebrews 6:10
In matters of equity between man and man, our Savior has taught us to put my neighbor in place of myself, and myself in place of my neighbor.
- Isaac Watts
Faithful servants never retire. You can retire from your career, but you will never retire from serving God.
- Rick Warren
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world. So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
- Helen Keller
Faith and works are bound up in the same bundle. He that obeys God trusts God; and he that trusts God obeys God. He that is without faith is without works; and he that is without works is without faith.
- Charles Spurgeon
I shall pass through this world but once. Any good thing therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any human being, let me do it now. Let me not defer it or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
- Henry Drummond
One of the principal rules of religion is, to lose no occasion of serving God. And, since he is invisible to our eyes, we are to serve him in our neighbor; which he receives as if done to himself in person, standing visibly before us.
- John Wesley
The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: "If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?" But the good Samaritan reversed the question: "If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King Jr.
For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”
- Mark 10:45
“No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.
- Matthew 6:24
You can always give without loving, but you can never love without giving.
- Amy Carmichael
The best way to do ourselves good is to be doing good to others; the best way to gather is to scatter.
- Thomas Brooks
We cannot do great things on this earth, only small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa
Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.
- Henry Ward Beecher
Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.
- Peter Marshall