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Holy Week Reflections, Maundy Thursday


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Scriptures & Events

Jesus instructs his disciples Peter and John to secure a large upper room in a house in Jerusalem and to prepare for the Passover meal Matt. 26:17–19; Mark 14:12–16; Luke 22:7–13
In the evening Jesus eats the Passover meal with the Twelve, tells them of the coming betrayal, and institutes the Lord’s Supper Matt. 26:20–29; Mark 14:17–23; Luke 22:14–30
During supper Jesus washes the disciples’ feet, interacts with them, and delivers the Upper Room Discourse (Farewell Discourse) John 13:1–17:26
Jesus and the disciples sing a hymn together, then depart to the Mount of Olives Matt. 26:30; Mark 14:26; Luke 22:39
Jesus predicts Peter’s denials Matt. 26:31–35; Mark 14:27–31; Luke 22:31–34
Jesus issues final practical commands about supplies and provisions Luke 22:35-38
Jesus and the disciples go to Gethsemane, where he struggles in prayer and they struggle to stay awake late into the night Matt. 26:36–46; Mark 14:32–42; Luke 22:40–46

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