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Sunday 11.15.15 (The Great Love of Jesus)

This Sunday we’ll take a look at John 13 and how Jesus expressed his love for his followers by washing their feet, an act that pointed forward to his even greater love displayed on the cross. Hope to see you there!

@945 Small Group / Sunday School for all ages
@1045 Worship Gathering
@6pm Life on Mission evangelism study (final week) in church library
@6pm Children’s Christmas Program practice in auditorium

Sermon Notes
The Great Love of Our Savior ~ John 13:1-20, 31-35

  • The humility and love of our God (13:1-7)
    • Jesus offered his followers, and even an enemy, an act of love in the face of imminent death (13:1-5)
    • In this act, God in the flesh took the posture of a lowly servant (13:3-6)
    • This act pointed to an even greater sacrifice: Jesus’ death for our sins (13:7)
  • The cleansing we receive (13:8-11)
    • Sin dirties us, so we must be cleansed by Jesus (13:8)
    • We must not be like Judas Iscariot: clean on the outside yet still dirty inside (13:10-11)
    • If Jesus cleanses us, then we are fully clean (13:9-10)
  • Seeing the humility and love of Jesus, and being cleansed by him, we should love and serve others as he loved and served us (13:12-20, 31-35)
    • If the lowliest, dirtiest task was not beneath Jesus, it should not be beneath us
    • He gave us an example to follow and his love compels us outward

foot washing

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