Thursday, April 5, 2007

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday commemorates the evening of:
  • The Last Supper

  • Jesus' washing of the disciples' feet

  • The Upper Room discourse

  • The institution of the Eucharist (Communion, for my Methodist friends; Lord's Table, for the Presbyterians)

It's also the evening when Judas betrays his master and Peter denies knowing him at all.

Our mental picture of the arrest is usually something like this:

But if we had been there, I think it would have felt more like this:

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