Maundy Thursday #HolyWeek. Jesus both gives us the Eucharist and, as he washes feet, demonstrates Eucharistic living. All who feed on the Living Bread are sent to wash the feet of the poor, the broken, the forgotten. The Eucharist is not just event but subversive lifestyle. (The Bishop of Burnley)
Tag: Maundy Thursday
There will be tens of thousands of services tonight all over the world for Maundy Thursday, which in many places will include footwashing. Not in the Middle East, however.
Dr Ken Bailey was an expert on Middle Eastern languages and culture and made a lifetime’s study of understanding the New Testament, especially, in the culture of its time. This engrossing clip shows how Jesus’ washing of his disciples’ feet was a shocking thing to do, and gives a powerful insight into its meaning.