Thursday

Jesus knew that the Father had put all things under His power, and that He had come from God and was returning to God, so He got up from the meal, took off His outer clothing, and wrapped a towel around His waist. He poured water into a basin and began to wash His disciples’ feet, drying them with the towel that was wrapped around Him.

He came to Simon Peter, who said to Him, “Lord, are you going to wash my feet?”
Jesus replied, “You do not realize now what I am doing, but later you will understand.”

“No,” said Peter, “You shall never wash my feet.”
Jesus answered, “Unless I wash you, you have no part with Me.”

Simon Peter replied, “Not just my feet but my hands and my head as well!”
Jesus answered, “A person who has had a bath needs only to wash his feet; his whole body is clean. And you are clean, though not every one of you.”

For He knew who was going to betray Him, and that was why He said not every one was clean. When He had finished washing their feet, He put on His clothes and returned to His place. “Do you understand what I have done for you?” He asked them.

“You call me ‘Teacher’ and ‘Lord,’ and rightly so, for that is what I am. Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet. I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you. I tell you the truth, no servant is greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him. Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them.” – John 13:3-17

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Bri
Bri
March 24, 2016 11:53 am

Thanks Lincee

Jude
Jude
March 24, 2016 3:20 pm
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Amen…and bless you for this post, Lincee.

Amy
Amy
March 24, 2016 3:19 pm

Thank you, Lincee

He is Risen!

Carol S.
Carol S.
March 24, 2016 3:28 pm

Thank you, better than all the other stuff (but I like that too)…especially today. Enjoyed the reminder of Holy Thursday’s signficance.

Laura Jean
Laura Jean
March 24, 2016 5:43 pm

Thankful for this, Lincee!
Thankful for this, Jesus!

Lori Case
Lori Case
March 24, 2016 5:46 pm

Beautiful <3

Kristin
Kristin
March 24, 2016 5:54 pm

Thank you! And I love that statue!

Sharon Smith
Sharon Smith
March 24, 2016 10:27 pm

Such a beautiful reminder on Maundy Thursday. Thank you

TRACY
TRACY
March 24, 2016 11:49 pm

Darn I just come her for the Bachelor updates…wasn’t expecting the religious post.

Dee-Dee
Dee-Dee
March 25, 2016 12:20 am

Thanks Lincee! Love the picture at the beginning of your post too. It’s now Friday, but Sunday’s com in’!

Barrett
Barrett
March 25, 2016 8:28 am

Brings tears to my eyes basically every time.

Sonitska
Sonitska
March 25, 2016 9:03 am

If we all could just keep these words fresh in our minds when we talk to, and about, eachother.

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