March 27, 2015

The Station of the Bread and the Cup

Luke 22:14-20

The Lord’s Supper is connected to the Jewish Passover. When Jesus gathered with his disciples to share the Passover meal, they celebrated God’s deliverance of the nation during the time of the Exodus. They looked back at God’s provision in the past.

But on this night, Jesus took the bread and the cup and directed them to take it, looking forward to his eventual return. In our day, we do look back, not at the Exodus event, but at the cross of Christ. And we also look forward to the day when Jesus will return.