Maundy Thursday, April 17
“This day shall be a day of remembrance for you. You shall celebrate it as a festival to the LORD; throughout your generations you shall observe it as a perpetual ordinance.” Exodus 12:1-14
“Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.” John 13:1-17, 31b-35
On the last night, Jesus gathered with disciples to celebrate the Passover meal. He became the servant who humbly washed their feet as an act of love. It was at this meal that he gave the new command: love one another so that all might know who are his disciples.