This is my Maundy Thursday post from last year.
Today is Holy Thursday–the day we think about Jesus eating the Lord’s Supper and washing the disciples’ feet. I am thinking about John 13. I have included the text of John 13:1-17 (ESV) below, with my thoughts today.
[Jesus Washes the Disciples’ Feet]
[13:1] Now before the Feast of the Passover, when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.
Jesus loved them to the end. The bitter end. He did not love them just because they were people and God loves the whole world. He loved them because they were his friends. That is the kind of love I want with Jesus–I want to be his friend, and it is also the kind of love I want with other people who minister with me.
 During supper…
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