Jesus gives the disciples 3 mandates on their final evening together... and we should receive them as well.
We entered into Holy Week, the journey towards Jesus' arrest, trial, passion, crucifixion and death on Sunday welcoming him into Jerusalem as our rabbi, prophet, and king. According to scripture, Jesus entered into the Temple chasing out those conducting business, flipping over the tables of the money changers, and teaching that the Temple had been… Continue reading Maundy Thursday: the Mandates
Welcome to the Three Days! The Three Days is the proper name for Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy (or Black) Saturday. During these Three Days, we enter the end of our journey following Christ to the cross in his last days and hours. Perhaps, we receive the largest portion of teaching about truly following… Continue reading Maundy Thursday: That’s Love
Text(s): Matthew 26: 21-29, Mark 14: 18-25, Luke 22: 15-23, and John 13: 1-20. On Sunday, we entered into Holy Week. We entered into the experience and the journey to the Passion, the death, and the resurrection of Jesus the Christ. On Sunday, we welcomed Christ into our midst, waving palm branches, while the symbols… Continue reading What the Heck is Maundy Thursday?