I. Pes'ho/Maundy Thursday in Church
Bible Readings for Pes'ho/Maundy Thursday (March
Sermons for Pes'ho/Maundy Thursday (March
Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Maundy Thursday
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II. Pes'ho/Maundy Thursday Reflections
Two Striking Truths about the Last Supper
I find it immensely comforting and quite astounding to know that Jesus
actually wants to be with me with all my imperfections and weaknesses -
because I have a lot of them. ...
Holy Thursday: The God who Washes Feet
On Holy Thursday we enter into the institution of the Eucharist, here the
eternal sacrifice of Calvary is truly made present. The Lamb of God becomes
bread broken for others, wine poured out. No longer bread but His Body, no
longer wine but His Blood. ...
Holy Thursday and the New Commandment
Jesus' actions on Holy Thursday were revolutionary and radical. They are
meant to shock our consciences. Indeed, St. Peter was so shocked he
exclaimed, "You shall never wash my feet." ...
He Gives Himself Entirely to Us - A Great Lesson For Married Life
Today we celebrate the feast on which the institution of the Eucharist and the
priesthood took place. It is also, therefore, the day on which Our Lord,
exercising His priesthood, offered Himself as a sacrifice sacramentally. ...
III. More Maundy Thursday Features
The Bread of Affliction: A Meditation on What Jesus Endured at the Last Supper
On this Holy Thursday, let's examine the sequence of events at the Last
Supper. It illustrates pretty well why the Lord had to die for us. ...
Jesus held bread and the cup of wine in His hands and said "This is my body"
and "This is my blood." Luke records that Jesus also said to do this in
memory of Him (22:19). For the Jews, to do something "in memory" meant to
make it actually present. ...
Maundy Thursday: Jesus Speaks to His Men
The final act has been set in motion, the die has been cast, all the players are
on the stage, the wheels of injustice slowly grind away. Evil times have come.
Even now Judas is on his way to betray the Lord Jesus. ...
Gethsemane: The Spirit is Willing But . . .
What Jesus said to them, he says to us: "The spirit is willing but the flesh is
weak." We will fight this battle every day until we finally go home to heaven.
The Synaxarion for Great and Holy Thursday
Troparion, Kontakion, and The Exapostilarion (The
Hymn of Light) for Holy Thursday from the Eastern Orthodox Church Liturgy.
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