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Foot-washing Christianity

From the July 1993 issue of The Christian Science Journal

As followers of Christ Jesus, we may not literally wash the feet of our fellow disciples, but we do need to understand and demonstrate the love Jesus clearly displayed the evening before his trial and crucifixion. After the last supper Jesus shared with his disciples before his betrayal, he took off his garment, put a towel around himself, poured water into a basin, and began to wash the disciples' feet, wiping them with the towel.

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