Pastor Ron Roddey
"A Good Servant"
Cornerstone Baptist Church
Rock Hill, South Carolina, USA
Sunday Evening, January 08, 2012
John Chapter 13
13:1 Now before the feast of the passover, when Jesus knew that his hour
was come that he should depart out of this world unto the Father, having
loved his own which were in the world, he loved them unto the end.
13:2 And supper being ended, the devil having now put into the heart of
Judas Iscariot, Simon's son, to betray him;
13:3 Jesus knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands,
and that he was come from God, and went to God;
13:4 He riseth from supper, and laid aside his garments; and took a
towel, and girded himself.
13:5 After that he poureth water into a bason, and began to wash the
disciples' feet, and to wipe them with the towel wherewith he was
13:6 Then cometh he to Simon Peter: and Peter saith unto him, Lord, dost
thou wash my feet?
13:7 Jesus answered and said unto him, What I do thou knowest not now;
but thou shalt know hereafter.
13:8 Peter saith unto him, Thou shalt never wash my feet. Jesus answered
him, If I wash thee not, thou hast no part with me.
13:9 Simon Peter saith unto him, Lord, not my feet only, but also my
hands and my head.
13:10 Jesus saith to him, He that is washed needeth not save to wash his
feet, but is clean every whit: and ye are clean, but not all.
13:11 For he knew who should betray him; therefore said he, Ye are not
13:12 So after he had washed their feet, and had taken his garments, and
was set down again, he said unto them, Know ye what I have done to you?
13:13 Ye call me Master and Lord: and ye say well; for so I am.
13:14 If I then, your Lord and Master, have washed your feet; ye also
ought to wash one another's feet.
13:15 For I have given you an example, that ye should do as I have done
13:16 Verily, verily, I say unto you, The servant is not greater than
his lord; neither he that is sent greater than he that sent him.
13:17 If ye know these things, happy are ye if ye do them.
13:18 I speak not of you all: I know whom I have chosen: but that the
scripture may be fulfilled, He that eateth bread with me hath lifted up
his heel against me.
13:19 Now I tell you before it come, that, when it is come to pass, ye
may believe that I am he.
13:20 Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that receiveth whomsoever I
send receiveth me; and he that receiveth me receiveth him that sent me.
13:21 When Jesus had thus said, he was troubled in spirit, and
testified, and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, that one of you
shall betray me.
13:22 Then the disciples looked one on another, doubting of whom he
13:23 Now there was leaning on Jesus' bosom one of his disciples, whom
13:24 Simon Peter therefore beckoned to him, that he should ask who it
should be of whom he spake.
13:25 He then lying on Jesus' breast saith unto him, Lord, who is it?
13:26 Jesus answered, He it is, to whom I shall give a sop, when I have
dipped it. And when he had dipped the sop, he gave it to Judas Iscariot,
the son of Simon.
13:27 And after the sop Satan entered into him. Then said Jesus unto
him, That thou doest, do quickly.
13:28 Now no man at the table knew for what intent he spake this unto
13:29 For some of them thought, because Judas had the bag, that Jesus
had said unto him, Buy those things that we have need of against the
feast; or, that he should give something to the poor.
13:30 He then having received the sop went immediately out: and it was
13:31 Therefore, when he was gone out, Jesus said, Now is the Son of man
glorified, and God is glorified in him.
13:32 If God be glorified in him, God shall also glorify him in himself,
and shall straightway glorify him.
13:33 Little children, yet a little while I am with you. Ye shall seek
me: and as I said unto the Jews, Whither I go, ye cannot come; so now I
say to you.
13:34 A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I
have loved you, that ye also love one another.
13:35 By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have
love one to another.
13:36 Simon Peter said unto him, Lord, whither goest thou? Jesus
answered him, Whither I go, thou canst not follow me now; but thou shalt
follow me afterwards.
13:37 Peter said unto him, Lord, why cannot I follow thee now? I will
lay down my life for thy sake.
13:38 Jesus answered him, Wilt thou lay down thy life for my sake?
Verily, verily, I say unto thee, The cock shall not crow, till thou hast
denied me thrice.