Poured Out

I am poured out like water and all my bones are out of joint. My heart is like wax it is melted in the midst of my bowels. Psalm 22:14 KJV When we are singing “It is well with my soul” we should always remember the price of what we are singing about. As a…

Hope at the Table

And he took bread, and gave thanks, and brake it, and gave unto them, saying, This is my body which is given for you: this do in remembrance of me. Luke 22:19 This week millions of us will be remembering the Last Supper as one part of Holy Week. As Christians, some of us share communion…

What Really Matters?

As one part of remembering the Easter story some congregations hold a foot washing service. If you have never participated in a foot washing it is impossible to explain fully the emotional roller coaster experience of that moment. When I went on a short term missions trip to India several years ago we were surprised…

He Took the Cup

Likewise He also took the cup after supper, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in My blood, which is shed for you. Luke 22:20 NKJV As the disciples gathered at the Last Supper, they thought they had come to share a traditional Passover. Everything was put in place just as it had been since…

Interrupted by Love

    A dispute also arose among them, as to which of them was to be regarded                     as the greatest. Luke 22:24 A funny thing happened on the way to the Garden of Gethsemane. Jesus had just finished giving them the bread and the wine as the holiest…