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We Also Ought to Wash One Another's Feet[John 13:1-38]

We Also Ought to Wash One Another's Feet

Let's Pray:

Lord, teach us and guide us, even in our fellowship with one another. Show us the way. Lord, we still need more leading, more guidance.

Hymn:474
Key Verse:
John 13:14If I then, the Lord and the Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another's feet.
Footnotes:
In John chs. 1--12 (life) came and brought forth the (church), composed of the regenerated ones. In their spirit the regenerated ones are in (God) and in the heavenlies, but in their body they are still living in the (flesh) and walking on the earth. Through their contact with earthly things they often become (dirty). This (frustrates) their fellowship with the Lord and with one another. Hence, there is the need for the washing with the Holy Spirit, the word, and (life). This is the washing away of their dirtiness that their fellowship with the Lord and with one another may be maintained; it is not the washing away of their sins by the (blood) (1 John 1:9). This is why, after ch. 12, there is a need for such a sign in this chapter. (See John 13:5 note 2)

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