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E. Life's washing in love to maintain fellowship 13:1-38
1. Washing by the Lord Himself vv. 1-11
John 13 :1 13:1 1Now before the aFeast of the Passover, Jesus knowing that His bhour had come for Him to depart out of this world unto the cFather, having loved His own who were in the world, He loved them to the uttermost.
John 13 :2 13:2 And while supper was taking place, the adevil having already put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon, that he should bbetray Him,
John 13 :3 13:3 Jesus, knowing that the Father had agiven all into His hands and that He had bcome forth from God and was going to God,
John 13 :4 13:4 Rose from supper and 1laid aside His outer garments; and taking a 2towel, He 3girded Himself;
John 13 :5 13:5 Then He poured 1water into the basin and began to 2wash the disciples' 3feet and to wipe them with the towel with which He was girded.
John 13 :6 13:6 He came then to Simon Peter. Peter said to Him, Lord, do You wash my feet?
John 13 :7 13:7 Jesus answered and said to him, What I am doing you do not 1know now, but you will 1know after these things.
John 13 :8 13:8 Peter said to Him, You shall by no means wash my feet forever. Jesus answered him, Unless I wash you, you have no part with Me.
John 13 :9 13:9 Simon Peter said to Him, Lord, not my feet only, but also my hands and my head.
John 13 :10 13:10 Jesus said to him, He who is 1abathed has no need except to wash his feet, but is wholly bclean; and you are clean, but not all of you.
John 13 :11 13:11 For He aknew the one betraying Him; for this reason He said, Not all of you are clean.
2. Washing by one another among the believers vv. 12-17
John 13 :12 13:12 Then when He had washed their feet and taken His outer garments and reclined at the table again, He said to them, Do you know what I have done to you?
John 13 :13 13:13 You call Me the Teacher and the Lord, and you say rightly, for I am.
John 13 :14 13:14 If I then, the Lord and the Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another's feet.
John 13 :15 13:15 For I have given you an aexample so that you also may do even as I have done to you.
John 13 :16 13:16 Truly, truly, I say to you, A aslave is not greater than his master, nor 1one who is sent greater than the one who sends him.
John 13 :17 13:17 If you know these things, ablessed are you if you do them.
3. Washed, but not in the fellowship vv. 18-30
John 13 :18 13:18 I do not speak concerning aall of you. I know whom I have bchosen, but that the cScripture may be fulfilled, d"He who 1eats bread with Me has lifted up his heel against Me.''
John 13 :19 13:19 From now on I am atelling you before it happens, so that when it happens, you may believe that 1bI am.
John 13 :20 13:20 Truly, truly, I say to you, aHe who receives whomever I shall send receives Me, and he who receives Me receives Him who sent Me.
John 13 :21 13:21 When Jesus had said these things, He became troubled in His aspirit, and He testified and said, Truly, truly, I say to you that bone of you will betray Me.
John 13 :22 13:22 The disciples looked at one another, perplexed over whom He was speaking about.
John 13 :23 13:23 One of His disciples, awhom Jesus loved, was reclining on Jesus' bosom.
John 13 :24 13:24 Simon Peter therefore nodded to him to inquire who it might be about whom He was speaking.
John 13 :25 13:25 Then he, while reclining thus on Jesus' breast, said to Him, Lord, who is it?
John 13 :26 13:26 Jesus answered, It is he for whom I will dip the morsel and to whom I will give it. And dipping the morsel, He gave it to Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon.
John 13 :27 13:27 And at that moment, after the morsel, aSatan entered into him. Jesus therefore said to him, What you do, do quickly.
John 13 :28 13:28 But none of those reclining at table knew why He said this to him.
John 13 :29 13:29 For some supposed, since Judas held the purse, that Jesus was saying to him, Buy the things that we have need of for the feast, or that he should give something to the poor.
John 13 :30 13:30 Therefore having taken the morsel, he went out immediately; and it was night.
4. Washed and willing to remain in the fellowship, but failing vv. 31-38
John 13 :31 13:31 Then when he went out, Jesus said, Now has the Son of Man been 1aglorified, and God has been 2bglorified in Him.
John 13 :32 13:32 1If God has been 2aglorified in Him, God will also 3bglorify Him in Himself, and He will glorify Him immediately.
John 13 :33 13:33 Little children, aI am still with you a little while; byou will seek Me, and even as I said to the Jews, cWhere I am going, you cannot come, now I say to you also.
John 13 :34 13:34 A new 1acommandment I give to you, that you blove one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.
John 13 :35 13:35 By this shall all men know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.
John 13 :36 13:36 aSimon Peter said to Him, Lord, where are You going? Jesus answered him, bWhere I go you cannot follow Me now, but you will cfollow later.
John 13 :37 13:37 Peter said to Him, Lord, why can't I follow You now? I will lay down my 1life for You.
John 13 :38 13:38 Jesus answered, Will you lay down your life for Me? Truly, truly, I say to you, A arooster shall by no means crow until you deny Me three times.
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