He Poured Water into a Basin

Today I’m over at DoNotDepart.com talking about how Jesus used water to teach us about truly humble serve.


Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into His hands, and that He had come from God and was going to God, rose from supper and laid aside His garments, took a towel and girded Himself. After that, He poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet, and to wipe them with the towel with which He was girded. (John 13:3-5)

Jesus washed the feet of His disciples. He was just hours away from His crucifixion. He knew He was about give all He had — His very life — to save and serve those His Father had given to Him.

Yet He gave more.

Jesus took water. He took a towel. He lowered Himself. He washed feet. He dried them. Then He instructed these men to do the same. [Click to read the rest.]

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