Here’s my question. What in you needs to come clean tonight? And what is your fear about that?
This is not about whether you will wash someone’s feet or take off your shoes and socks and let your feet be washed. This is about your own sense of worthiness and whether you are enough.
I wonder if the question of worthiness is why more people will come to church on Good Friday than tonight. Maybe it’s why more people glory in the cross than the basin. We’re okay with Jesus dying for our sins but not okay with him washing our feet. I think the same reason lies behind both of those things: we don’t feel worthy. Continue reading Coming Clean About Ourselves – A Sermon On John 13:1-17, 31-35