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Washing feet

Jesus washes His disciples' feet but Peter objects.
Contributed by Lambsongs
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This is a story written in the Bible by one of Jesus’ helpers called John. He saw everything that happened. – Slide 1
Jesus and His helpers had a special meal together. Then Jesus wanted to teach them that a leader looks after others. – Slide 2
He got a bowl of water and a towel. ‘I am going to wash your feet,’ Jesus said. His friends were surprised. – Slide 3
Jesus knelt down and began to gently wash their dirty feet and dry them on a towel. – Slide 4
Peter was upset. ‘Why are you doing a servant’s job? You are our important leader!’ he said. – Slide 5
But Jesus was showing them that a good leader isn’t too important to do anything for other people. – Slide 6
It was Peter’s turn. You will never wash my dirty feet,’ said Peter.<br/>‘But I am being your true friend,’ said Jesus. – Slide 7
‘Then wash my face and hands as well! I want to learn how to look after other people, the way you do,’ said Peter. – Slide 8
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