It does not matter if a Yeshua believer is a bondservant or a free man or woman, every Yeshua believer should have a servant’s heart – should always be ready to happily serve others selflessly and compassionately.
While we are very familiar with these verses, we often fail to do as our Lord, via His Word, has commanded us to do. It, thus, is time for us to move beyond our lip service and truly begin to love and serve one another the same way that Jesus the Christ loved and served His disciples.
A sheep, is a sheep, is a sheep, or perhaps not. Which sheep can discern what kinds of sheep are in the flocks (churches or ministries) in which they are a part of the sheepfold? Which sheep can discern if their undershepherds are living laborious lives full of ceaseless watchfulness, love and concern for Christ’s sheep, opting to stay with them day and night? Which sheep know if their undershepherds are living convenient lives full of pretentious power, filthy greed, and evil deception and seduction—who will choose to flee when the going gets tough, or when offers of greener pastures come their way?