We are into the fulcrum of the church liturgical year with the Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Gospel Saturday and Easter Sunday. These are called Triduum....
I. Pes'ho/Maundy Thursday in Church
Bible Readings for Pes'ho/Maundy Thursday (April 13)
Sermons for Pes'ho/Maundy Thursday (April 13)
Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Maundy Thursday
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II. Pes'ho/Maundy Thursday Reflections
The word "Maundy" comes from the Latin word for commandment (mandatum),
which Jesus talked about when he told his disciples that he was leaving them
"a new commandment," that they "love one another." ...
Jesus Washes His Disciples' Feet
You can be sure Jesus knows the future of these feet he is washing. These feet
will dash for cover at the flash of a Roman sword. Only one pair of feet won't
abandon him in the garden. . . . Judas will abandon Jesus that very night at the
Today, as we celebrate this feast of the Lord's Supper, we are reminded not only
of the institution of the Most Holy Eucharist but also the institution of
the sacred priesthood of Jesus Christ. It was at the Last Supper that Jesus
made His disciples into priests, ...
Eating Truth - Dr. Scott Hahn On The Early Christians and The Eucharist
Dr. Hahn describes the process by which the earliest Christians merged Holy
Communion with the reading of the Scriptures, especially the New Testament;
indeed, that term is synonymous with both the Liturgy of the Word and the
Eucharist, each express (even reenact) the historical proclamation of our
new Covenant with God through Jesus Christ. The New Testament is a
III. Featured: Washing Feet
Some frequently asked questions on the practice of
foot washing and biblical references and commentary.
This simple act contains helpful lessons for our Christian lives. ...
Jesus Washes The Disciples' Feet
In these verses, Jesus reveals His heart and His mission. He proves to these
men that He did not come to be served, but to serve, (Mark 10:45). In
showing Himself to be a servant of men, Jesus left us a vivid portrait of
the kind of heart we are to have for others. ...
The Love of God is Visible in the Foot Washing
What Peter does not realize is what he is refusing when he says no. If Peter
removes himself from this act then Peter removes himself from a relationship
with God and Jesus. He would remove himself from the promises of God. ..
IV. Special: Agony In
My Soul Is Troubled - Meditation on John 12:27
We are here tonight with Jesus, watching Him troubled in soul; watching Him
gird for battle, watching Him tremble, watching Him fear. ...
The Start of Jesus' Final Challenge
The agony of Jesus' death, beginning with His ordeal in the Garden of
Gethsemane, is something finite believers will never fully comprehend. ...
Supplication Before the Father
Jesus' prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane is a perfect model of perseverance in
seeking God's will. ...
Jesus' Admonition in Gethsemane
Jesus must have been terribly disappointed in the Garden of Gethsemane when
He found the three disciples sleeping. ...
Struggle in Gethsemane
In His time of greatest distress, Jesus realized His human weakness and His need
to depend on the Father. ...
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