This is Thursday of Passion Week, also known of Maundy Thursday. During Thursday of Passover Week, the following events took place: The preparation for Passover; The Passover meal and the washing of the feet of the disciples by Christ; Christ predicts His betrayal; A dispute among the disciples over whom would be the greatest; The Apostles’ reward during the Millennium; Christ foretells Peter’s denial; Christ warns the disciples of coming conflict; The agony of Christ in the garden; The betrayal of Christ by Judas. The two most significant events, which are the focus of Maundy Thursday, are; “the Passover meal (John 13:1), and Christ washing the disciples’ feet. (John 13:2-12)” Judas, the betrayer of Christ, was included in the Passover meal and the foot washing. Christ served bread and wine to Judas, and washed the feet of Judas, with the full knowledge that Judas would be His (Christ’s) betrayer. Judas left the upper room, after the meal and foot washing (John 13:30).
The word Maundy is derived from the Latin word for “command.” The “Maundy,” in “Maundy Thursday,” refers to the command that Christ gave to the disciples at the Last Supper, that they should love and serve one another.
The opening video shows a Passover upper room experience. There will also be a Day Of Pentecost upper room experience, which will be discussed. It is important to know that this Passover meal was not Christian communion. The church age had not yet begun. There was not a Christian church until the day of Pentecost. This Passover meal was being observed, based on Old Testament scriptures, and would be observed annually by Jews, based on Old Testament Scriptures.
Leviticus 23:4-5 English Standard Version (ESV) The Passover
4 “These are the appointed feasts of the Lord, the holy convocations, which you shall proclaim at the time appointed for them. 5 In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month at twilight, is the Lord’s Passover.
Passion Week/Holy Week. Thursday of Passion Week is the last Thursday prior to Resurrection Sunday; it is the fifth day of Passion Week, one day before Good Friday (the day of the crucifixion of Christ; the Friday before Resurrection Sunday). On this particular evening, there was intimate teaching and conversation among Christ and His disciples. Key conversation of this evening is recorded in John 13:1-17:26. The passage of Luke 8:1-3 tells of women traveling with Christ and the Twelve Disciples, and also of being taught by Christ, and financially supporting His ministry . Women were present in an upper room as they, and the disciples, prayed for the Holy Spirit to come upon them (which occurred on the Day of Pentecost) (Acts 1:1-5; 12-15; 2:1-4). The disciples prepared the Passover in an upper room (Luke 22:7-13). It is my belief that the upper room of the Passover is the same one of the Day Of Pentecost. It is also my belief that women were present in the upper room with Christ and the disciples on the evening of the Passover meal, foot washing and teaching of Christ (per Acts 1:12-14), just as they were present in the upper room on the Day Of Pentecost.
Luke 22:7-53, Thursday, The Passover meal and betrayal of Christ by Judas.
Consider the following verses, by link.
Luke 22:7-53 https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=luke+22%3A7-53&version=HCSB
Matthew 26:17-56 https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=matthew+26%3A17-56&version=HCSB
Mark 14:12-50 https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=mark+14%3A12-50&version=HCSB
John 13:1-14:31 https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=john+13%3A1-14%3A31&version=HCSB
John 15:1-18:3 https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=john+15%3A1-18%3A3&version=HCSB
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