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Prayer idea: ‘Cleansing water’ - the washing of the feet

What is praying? Is it closing your eyes, folding your hands and sitting very still?

This idea makes praying a more active and even more special event by using the symbolism of cleansing water. It complements the telling of Jesus’ washing of the disciples feet.


Symbolism of cleansing water, washing of the feet.

Cleansing water creative prayer idea for Sunday school lesson childrens ministry youth ministry Bible lesson Bible story

This idea can be used for:

- creative prayer or interactive prayer moments during a service.
- prayer rooms.
- teaching on serving.

Bible text:

"If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness." (1 John 1:9)

Tags: Object lessons, Prayer ideas, Jesus, Son of God, Following Jesus - discipleship, Forgiveness, Disciples of Jesus, Serving one another

Scripture reference: 1 John 1:9
You can use this idea in a: Sunday School lesson, Sunday school class, Sunday school curriculum, children's ministry, children's moment in church, Messy church, school assembly, RE lesson, youth work, youth group, preaching illustration, creative preaching