Be resolved – commit and do!
Today’s reading: John 13-15.
“What kind of New Year’s resolution would Jesus make?”
I don’t usually make resolutions. I’m skeptical about their staying power. I don’t think Jesus would have made them, either. At his last supper, however, he laid down some commands that have the kind of authority that might make me change my mind.
Be a servant.
When he had finished washing their feet, he put on his clothes and returned to his place. “Do you understand what I have done for you?” he asked them…”I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you. I tell you the truth, no servant is greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him.” John 13:12,15
In opening his account of the last supper, John says that Jesus (1) knew everything that God had put into…
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