The lessons Jesus is teaching by washing the
1. Love / 2. Humility / 3. Leadership / 4.
Discernment / 5. Salvation / 6. Leadership
1. The first lesson is LOVE
a. Love always serves the object of its affection
You can serve without loving but you can not love
b. Love does the unsavory, the unpleasant, and the
Love is not always easy, sometimes it is a very
Love is more than a feeling, an emotion, or a
tingling in your spine; love is to serve
c. Love reaches out to the unworthy and the
Jesus knew all the disciples would betray him by
running away when he is arrested and He knew the
one who would betray Him and sell Him, yet He
still served them by washing all their feet
d. Love serves without being served.
The only one whose feet were not washed were Jesusâ€™.
We have been loved, therefore we love others. Love
keeps no score cards.
Grover Dean is the pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Glasgow, Kentucky. Grace Baptist is a church dedicated to the proclamation of Biblical truth as expressed in the Baptist Confession of Faith of 1689. Prior to accepting the call to come to Grace in April of 2004, Grover spent 10 years...