“Think of Yourselves As Servants, Merely Doing Your Duty”

Today’s reading is a parable of Jesus’ that probably doesn’t make anyone’s favorite list. However, if we can get past the cultural context of the norms and values of a master-slave relationship we can hear a startling revelation: even when the demands are difficult and draining, a servant of Christ is still only doing what is required and expected.

Key text: Luke 17:7-10 (NLT)