At The Table – John 13:1-17

Join us this Sunday as Pastor Greg sets the table on his new series “At The Table”. Service begins at 10:30 in-person or online. See you there!

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I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you. Very truly I tell you, no servant is greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who sent him. Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them.” – John 13:15-17

The Dining Room Table

Is a place for…

  • ___________________________
  • ___________________________
  • ___________________________

Pre-Dinner (13:1)

  • The “hour” had come
  • Why leave this world? To _____________ God
    • (12:23, 13:31-32, 17:1)
  • Jesus did not retain anything for Himself

At The Table (13:2-3) 

  • We join the scene already in progress
  • Judas is still present at the table
  • The sovereign control of Jesus over His coming and going

The Humble Servant (13:4-17)

  • No one is above serving
  • No one is below being served.
    • Do you understand what I have done for you?” (13:12)
  • The way to follow Jesus is to serve others humbly

“Servant Hospitality” John 13:1-17 (April 22/18)

Digging Deeper

Q1: What is your dinning room table used for? Was there a time when your dinning table was a part of significant change in your life?  

Q2: How would you respond if Jesus were to wash your feet?

Q3: Why do you think it is sometimes hard to “allow” Jesus to “wash” us? What particular kind of pride prevents you from accepting your need to be saved and forgiven?

Q4: Read Philippians 2:5-11. How does this passage compare to the humble service Jesus is demonstrating in John 13:1-17

Q5: Do you find it hard to serve people you view as underserving? What are some excuses you make?

Q6: In what ways could you act as Jesus did? What are some serving attitudes that you can ask God to help you develop?