“You call me Teacher and Lord – and you are right, for that is what I am.”John 13:1-15
So the lectionary turns to the last supper. The drawing together of all that has been spoken. Jesus soon to be beyond the reach of His disciples. No more teaching. No more sitting around the campfire each night. And without any haste, without any urgency, without all the things we might do – we probably would do (if we were in Jesus’ shoes) … He simply scrambles their brains – again!
“Then he poured water into a basin and began to wash the disciples’ feet and to wipe them with the towel that was tied around him.”
John does not report confusion other than in Simon Peter. But I wonder what the rest were thinking. I wonder how clearly they (mis)understood.
And sitting here with Him this morning – watching…
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