Malankara World Journal - Christian Spirituality from a Jacobite and Orthodox Perspective
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Theme: Pes'ho/Maundy Thursday, Feet-washing, Last Supper, Agony in Gethsemane
Volume 7 No. 409 April 11, 2017

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Jesus washing the feet of disciples - Chinese painting
Jesus Washing the Feet of Disciples
Chinese Painting

1. Foreword

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

2. Bible Readings for Pes'ho/Maundy Thursday (April 13)

3. Sermons for Pes'ho/Maundy Thursday (April 13)

4. Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Maundy Thursday

5. Malankara World Passion Week Supplement

Malankara World has a supplement that provides detailed information about Passion Week including articles, prayers, sermons, etc. You will find it here:

Passion Week Supplement in Malankara World

Malankara World has developed a daily plan of bible readings, meditations, reflections, and prayers for Passion Week. You will find it here:

Today in Passion Week Passion_Today_archives.htm

II. Pes'ho/Maundy Thursday Reflections

6. Maundy Thursday

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." ...

7. 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 table! ...

8. Lord's Supper

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, ...

9. 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 sacrament...

III. Featured: Washing Feet

10. Footwashing

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. ...

11. 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. ...

12. 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 Gethsemane

13. 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. ...

14. 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. ...

15. Supplication Before the Father

Jesus' prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane is a perfect model of perseverance in seeking God's will. ...

16. Jesus' Admonition in Gethsemane

Jesus must have been terribly disappointed in the Garden of Gethsemane when He found the three disciples sleeping. ...

17. 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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