Sermon: “The Covenant of Christ’s Sacrifice”
Theme: Jesus shows us the way to fullness of love and peace through setting aside our selfish nature and taking on the love and nature of caring for others.
Purpose: The congregation will embrace Jesus’ invitation to be servants of others.
Scriptures: Exodus 12:1-14 The commandment of the Exodus.
1 Corinthians 11:32-26 Paul relates the words of Jesus at communion.
John 13:1-17, 31b-35 Jesus washes the disciples’ feet.
What does it mean to us practically to show the same attitude that lead Jesus to wash the disciples’ feet? Who should we be showing compassion and serving? What does it mean to us to see the needs and struggles of others more than our own insecurity or struggles? What is God calling us to separate from in our culture and community? In what ways is God inviting us to transform our world through our own gifts of love and service?