Jesus Washing the Disciples’ Feet

As I studied the 13th Chapter of John when Jesus washed His disciples’ feet, I  saw how much  Peter resisted this show of kindness and love.  Peter is so easy to relate to for you can see so much humanness and willfulness in him.     It reminded me of how much easier it is for me to give than receive.  Jesus was stern with Peter as He told him he would have no part with Him if this were the case.  Giving and receiving are equally important!  Sometimes the little ego tries to enter where giving is concerned.  It becomes evident just how important receiving is as we pray for an answer to a problem.  Don’t we need to be receptive and expectant of an answer?

John 15:11 states “I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete.”

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