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Called to Serve as He Served

Post  fennywest on Sun 03 Oct 2010, 9:31 am

Called to wash others’ feet
Called to serve as He served
Called to make things complete
For this reason you and I were saved.

Jesus gave us the example to follow
And the power of the Spirit to do
So that our faith will not be shallow
But to the Gospel will be true.

Lord, open my eyes, this day
To see where to serve and serve
Open my ears to hear you day by day
To find joy and be fulfilled as I serve.

John 13:3-15 (New International Version)
3Jesus knew that the Father had put all things under his power, and that he had come from God and was returning to God; 4so he got up from the meal, took off his outer clothing, and wrapped a towel around his waist. 5After that, he poured water into a basin and began to wash his disciples' feet, drying them with the towel that was wrapped around him.
6He came to Simon Peter, who said to him, "Lord, are you going to wash my feet?"
7Jesus replied, "You do not realize now what I am doing, but later you will understand."
8"No," said Peter, "you shall never wash my feet."
Jesus answered, "Unless I wash you, you have no part with me."
9"Then, Lord," Simon Peter replied, "not just my feet but my hands and my head as well!"
10Jesus answered, "A person who has had a bath needs only to wash his feet; his whole body is clean. And you are clean, though not every one of you." 11For he knew who was going to betray him, and that was why he said not every one was clean.
12When he had finished washing their feet, he put on his clothes and returned to his place. "Do you understand what I have done for you?" he asked them. 13"You call me 'Teacher' and 'Lord,' and rightly so, for that is what I am. 14Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another's feet. 15I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you

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Re: Called to Serve as He Served

Post  WARRIOR on Tue 05 Oct 2010, 1:38 pm

Beautifully worded. Enjoyed

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