The proud scribes and Pharisees wanted to impress others and desired prominence. (Mt 23:5-7) Jesus was different. “The Son of man came, not to be ministered to, but to minister.” (Mt 20:28) Do we focus our efforts primarily on aspects of worship that may bring us recognition and praise? Christlike greatness comes from serving the interests of others. Such work is often done behind the scenes—observed only by Jehovah. (Mt 6:1-4) A humble minister will . . .
share in cleaning and maintaining the Kingdom Hall
take the initiative to help the elderly and others
contribute financially to support Kingdom interests