John 13: 5 “…He poured water into a basin and began to wash His disciples feet, drying them with the towel that was wrapped around Him.”

At a wedding recently, the couple washed each others feet in a lovely symbol of unconditional love and servant hood in their new marriage.  The difference between the two Greek words for wash and bathe have great significance  in our walk with God.  Louo, means to bathe the entire body and is done by God when we’re made right before Him…justified, once for all.  Where, Nipto, means to wash part of the body, symbolizing our daily, ongoing journey of sanctification.  Jesus washed the disciple’s feet to not only demonstrate humility, love , and holiness…but then He dried them with the towel tied around Him…the towel tied around God.

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