Tag: Communion

January 26th 2016: Matthew 26:17-35

You can follow today’s reading by clicking on this sentence. If you are in the practice of celebrating Communion with any kind of regularity, the words Jesus says in today’s passage will be pretty familiar to you. I’ve often wondered what the friends of Jesus, gathered round a meal, having heard him pretty darkly and […]

August 2nd 2014: Luke 22:14-23

Read Luke 22:14-23 here As the story of Jesus’ betrayal and suffering draws on inexorably. we are faced with the odd scene of the Passover meal among friends, after which Jesus knows He will be handed over to His death, and the mysteriously, powerfully symbolic with hindsight utterances commanding the disciples, and us, to eat […]