A famous German theologian was once asked what was the most profound theological truth he knew. The historical background of this verse. What incited this argument was what traditionally preceded the Jewish feast of the Passover, namely, the washing of guests feet.
All is One, co-creating with the Creator
A noted Christian writer by the name of Ibrahim Nassar offered one of the eulogies, which revealed the depth of the anguish felt by those who were present. I weep for the world, in that my Lord hath died; others there are who, like unto me, weep the death of their Lord …. O bitter is the anguish caused by this heart-rending calamity! He hath lived for well-nigh eighty years the life of the Messengers and Apostles of God. He hath educated the souls of men, hath been benevolent unto them, hath led them to the Way of Truth. Thus he raised his people to the pinnacle of glory, and great shall be his reward from God, the reward of the righteous!
Because when you are asked to love everybody indiscriminately. That is to love people without any standard. To love them regardless of whether they have any value or virtue, you are asked to love nobody. I like many things.
God values diversity and expresses the beauty of diversity in His own Triune nature. But many Christians shy away from these topics because the topics can be emotionally charged or they feel ill-equipped to address them. But they had no idea how revolutionary their idea would become and how many lives would be touched. Linda Seiler, U.