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Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday

It is Holy Thursday. Spending time today reflecting on that day and evening before the Crucifixion of our Master Jesus, the Messiah.

It is all good news. Our Father has a great goal for us. Jesus knew it and carried it out so that we can be in a right relationship with God.

During the meal, Jesus took and blessed the bread, broke it, and gave it to his disciples: 

Take, eat. This is my body.

Taking the cup and thanking God, he gave it to them: 

Drink this, all of you. This is my blood, God’s new covenant poured out for many people for the forgiveness of sins.

“I’ll not be drinking wine from this cup again until that new day when I’ll drink with you in the kingdom of my Father.”

They sang a hymn and went directly to Mount Olives.

Source: Matthew 26:26-30

Maundy Thursday (also known as Holy Thursday, Covenant Thursday, Great and Holy Thursday, Sheer Thursday and Thursday of Mysteries) is the Christian feast, or holy day, falling on the Thursday before Easter. It commemorates the Maundy and Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles as described in the Canonical gospels. It is the fifth day of Holy Week, and is preceded by Holy Wednesday and followed by Good Friday

via Maundy Thursday – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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