Our One Minute Wisdom for Today, April 02, 2015 (Holy Thursday)
He came to Simon Peter, who said to Him, “Master, are you going to wash my feet?”
Jesus answered and said to him, “What I am doing, you do not understand now, but you will understand later.”
Peter said to Him, “You will never wash my feet.” Jesus answered him, “Unless I was you, you will have no inheritance with me.”
Simon Peter said to him, “Master, then not only my feet, but my hands and head as well.”
Jesus said to him, “Whoever has bathed has no need except to have his feet washed, for he is clean all over; so you are clean, but not all.”
For He knew who would betray Him; for this reason, He said, “Not all of you are clean.”
So when He had washed their feet and put His garments back on and reclined at table again, He said to them, “Do you realize what I have done for you? You call me ‘teacher’ and ‘master’, and rightly so, for indeed I am. If I, therefore, the master and teacher, have washed your feet, you ought to wash one another’s feet. I have given you a model to follow, so that as I have done for you, you should also do.”
– From the Gospel of John 13: 1-15
* Would we like Jesus to wash our feet?
* Are we among those who not only want Jesus to wash them with water but also His blood?
* Are we ready to serve and wash others feet?
Saint of the Day:
St. Francis of Paola, pray for us.