Servanthood. This is the focus of today's scripture and should also be the focus of those reading it. We see here and in other places that the servant will be first in God's kingdom while those who consider themselves great will be last. Think about it. This is God's son. There wasn't then, and has not been since, anyone more deserving of being treated as a king. John the baptist said that he was not fit to unlace Jesus' sandals, yet he was blessed with the opportunity to baptize him.
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