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Being a Faithful Servant of Jesus

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, today we gather to reflect on the importance of being faithful servants of Jesus. As followers of our Lord, we are called to emulate His example and dedicate our lives to serving Him with unwavering devotion. Let us delve into the depths of His teachings and discover the essence of being faithful servants to our beloved Savior.

Surrendering Our Will

To be faithful servants of Jesus, we must first surrender our own will and submit to His divine authority. Just as Jesus humbled Himself and obediently followed the Father's plan, we too must align our desires with His. Through prayer, we seek guidance from the Holy Spirit, allowing our hearts to be transformed and our actions to reflect His love.

Matthew 26:39

Yet not as I will, but as you will.

Bearing Good Fruit

As faithful servants, we are called to bear fruit that glorifies our Heavenly Father. Our lives should be a reflection of Christ's character, displaying the fruits of the Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. By allowing God to work through us, we become channels of His grace and instruments of His divine purpose.

John 15:8

This is to my Father's glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples.

Faithfulness in Small Things

True faithfulness is not measured by grand gestures alone but is revealed in our faithfulness in small, everyday matters. Whether it is in our interactions with others, the responsibilities entrusted to us, or the stewardship of our time, resources, and talents, let us strive to be faithful in all things. The Lord delights in those who are faithful with the little He has entrusted to them.

Luke 16:10

Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much.

Perseverance in Trials

As faithful servants, we are not exempt from trials and challenges. However, our faith is refined and strengthened in the midst of adversity. We must endure with unwavering trust in Jesus, knowing that He is our refuge and strength. In times of difficulty, let us draw near to Him, seeking His wisdom and finding solace in His unfailing love.

James 1:2-3

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.


Being a faithful servant of Jesus requires a wholehearted commitment, surrendering our will, and aligning ourselves with His purpose. Let us strive to bear fruit, faithfully fulfil our responsibilities, and persevere in trials, knowing that our service is not in vain. May our lives be a living testimony of Christ's love, reflecting His character to a world in need. As we serve faithfully, may we hear the words of our Master saying, "Well done, good and faithful servant" (Matthew 25:21).