Christians.Should Christians include footwashing in the Passover service? Christ did.?

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  • Donald
    Lv 6
    1 year ago
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    nothing wrong with this really.

    but ......

    HE was making a point.

    I MUST CLEAN YOU.... (due to your sins)

    we cannot clean sins from people. (nor can a church)

    GOD alone can.

    the symbolism is fine. (if a church wants to add this in)

    it also shows humility.

    when JESUS did it?

    HE was KING (who served the people).

    THE KING is SERVANT (to ALL).

    - in LOVE

    Source(s): we walk in this world. even well meaning believers become dirty (in sin). JESUS must cleans us... (that was HIS point in the teaching) wash away sins.....
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  • 1 year ago

    no, we do not walk barefoot

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  • 1 year ago

    Footwashing was a practical necessity of that society.

    It is not in my society and in most modern societies.

    So: it should be up to the individual.

  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    In Matthew 5:17-20 Jesus teaches us that he was Not here to start a new religion; but to fix the Jewish religion. For us to add the New Testament to the Odd Testament. And requires us to also keep obeying ALL of the 613 Commandments that GOD gave to Moses.

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  • sarah
    Lv 7
    1 year ago

    They had been arguing over who was the greatest. He was teaching them a lesson on being humble.

    If you have members of the congregation who think they are superior to others then maybe you could wash there feet to teach them a lesson? But it was not something he wanted us to do. It was a custom in those days, but it is not today. So No it should not be in the Passover service.

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  • 1 year ago

    No , it is not the part of Christianity , rather part of Hinduism

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  • Bill-M
    Lv 7
    1 year ago

    Where Have you been? On a Different Planet?? Did not you see the Pope washing the feet?? I bet you did not know that Catholics were Christians.

    • Hoppy1 year agoReport

      Bill-M. The RCC is too committed to idolatry and involvement in worldly politics with a history written in the blood of its victims: martyred. To be God's Christian Church.

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  • kate
    Lv 7
    1 year ago

    Some Christian churches do include foot washing in their Maundy Thursday Service.

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  • Anonymous
    1 year ago

    Christianity is made by paul..not from Jesus (pbuh) teaching or even the Bible and God laws in it...so you cannot blame Christians for not following Jesus teaching as they already dont..they chose Christianity which is made and founded by paul and his teaching and those who created it to control others and their minds and their money..!!

  • 1 year ago

    jn 13 1-15

    Now before the feast of the passover, when Jesus knew that his hour was come that he should depart out of this world unto the Father, having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them unto the end. And supper being ended, the devil having now put into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray him; Jesus knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he was come from God, and went to God; He riseth from supper, and laid aside his garments; and took a towel, and girded himself. After that he poureth water into a bason, and began to wash the disciples' feet, and to wipe them with the towel wherewith he was girded.

    Many denominations (including Anglicans, Lutherans, Methodists, Presbyterians, Mennonites, and Catholics) therefore observe the liturgical washing of the feet on Maundy Thursday of Holy Week.[5] Moreover, for some denominations, foot-washing was an example, a pattern. Many groups throughout Church history and many modern denominations have practiced foot washing as a church ordinance including Adventists, Anabaptists, Baptists, Free Will Baptists, and Pentecostals

    • Kaysibabes
      Lv 7
      1 year agoReport

      Would Jesus have been constrained by not working on Passover the first day I am thinking of luke 6-1 to 5.

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