Article originally appeared on www.westernjournal.com.
Watching the 60-second commercial unfold, it struck me for the most part as just another fluffy feel-good McJesus pitch as it depicted people practicing servitude by washing their neighbor’s feet.
But wait a minute — washing someone’s feet in front of a “family planning clinic”? What’s that all about?
And then the kicker. The syrupy music ends and graphics read, “Jesus didn’t teach hate. He washed feet. He gets us. All of us.”
Tie the word “hate” to anything related to Jesus and you enter decoding territory. Christians know that “hate” is code for allegiance to biblical principles regarding sin, judgment and the need for repentance.
Jesus washed the feet of friends and enemies. No ego or hate. He humbly loved his neighbors. How can we do the same? pic.twitter.com/kXift42ZG9 — HeGetsUs (@HeGetsUs) February …
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