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Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 13:36

Created on Nov 21, 2014

Whether Peter truly understood that Jesus knew He was about to die is debatable, given the consistent blindness the disciples showed in the matter, bu...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 13:34

Created on Nov 21, 2014

The command to love one's neighbor was not new (Leviticus 19:18; see Matthew 22:34-40 and associated notes), but Jesus gave it a new dimension by givi...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 13:31

Created on Nov 21, 2014

Jesus knew that the events were now set in motion which would lead to His death before the ending of this day (according to the Jewish mode, which rec...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 13:24

Created on Nov 21, 2014

At feasts, the master of the feast would often show special honor to a guest by giving him some of the choicest bits of food that were set before him,...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 13:23

Created on Nov 21, 2014

The normal position for dining at a feast in this time period was reclining on a couch with the weight of the upper body supported by the left arm, le...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 13:21

Created on Nov 21, 2014

See Matthew 26:20-25 and associated notes.

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 13:19

Created on Nov 21, 2014

The purpose of Jesus' foretelling of the events of His death and resurrection was not to frighten or sadden His disciples but to strengthen their conv...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 13:18

Created on Nov 21, 2014

Jesus did not give His example of unselfconscious service for the merely religious; it was meant solely for those in a living relationship with Him. ...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 13:12

Created on Nov 21, 2014

The example of Jesus in loving service is the example to be followed by all believers in serving and helping one other. The lowliest of tasks taken o...  Read more

Avalyn_Hunter posted on John 13:6

Created on Nov 21, 2014

Peter was undoubtedly chagrined at seeing Jesus take the role he or one of the others should have; not only had none of the disciples offered to wash ...  Read more