Prompt 3: Service ID
These first two images are what I most identify with as a human being. First, I am a Christian and second, I am an American. As a Christian, I am called to be Christ-like. This first image shows Jesus himself washing his disciples feet. This is an incredibly humble thing to do as feet were crazy-dirty in those days seeing as they always wore sandles. One reason that I like to serve others is because that's what I am here to do. The second image portrays the American military man serving his country. This is similar because it is a kind of service where others come first, and self is last. I identify with these two images very much and I think that they resemble what I would like to become. I would be lying if I were to say that I live like them right now and am never selfish, but they are more of a goal that I am shooting for.
These images shows my belief that all people deserve the same treatment. I am an advocate for universal rights and I feel that the resources that we have as Americans, although nice, should be used to help those less fortunate than us. I feel that everything that we have should be used to help others. This feeling comes from the fact that I believe in an eternal life that will not include worldy things. For this reason, developing relationships and helping others are the best treausres on Earth.
Below are some quotes and songs that also play into my desire to serve and help eradicate extreme poverty and hunger.
"You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love.â€?- Galatians 5:13
"A student is not above his teacher, nor a servant above his master.â€?- Matthew 10:24
â€œNot so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be your slaveâ€”just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.â€?- Matthew 20:26-28
â€œYour attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus:
Who, being in very nature God,
did not consider equality with God something to be grasped,
but made himself nothing,
taking the very nature of a servant,
being made in human likeness.â€?- Philippians 2:5-7
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