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Do you think Christian churches should include foot-washing during some services?


Just before Jesus was crucified, He washed His disciples' feet and He said we should wash each others' feet, but most churches say it's only a symbol, not something to be taken literally.

 

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Richard Parr (parrster) says

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    retief2000 2 years ago

    This is one of the reasons why Pope Francis' example of washing the feet of Muslims and Prisoners is so important for modern Christians.It is a witness to our faith and to the life to which we are called.We are love those who harm or hate us.


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Mona Sabalones Gonzalez (grand old lady) says

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    Angela Joseph (quildon) 2 years ago

    You can take it or leave it. I hear you, grand old lady!

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    Angela Joseph (quildon) 2 years ago

    Thanks for your comment. I think it sad that some churches consider it just a symbol.

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    Angela Joseph (quildon) 2 years ago

    Thanks for your comment, PerrySpark!

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    retief2000 2 years ago

    Wow, where to start, perhaps the parable about swallowing the camel might help, though not likely.


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    Angela Joseph (quildon) 2 years ago

    Thanks for your comment, blessedp. I've heard many sermons that justify why we should not wash each other's feet, but like you said, his baptism was a symbol and we do follow it. So was the breaking of the bread.