Posts Tagged ‘Preparing the Passover’

Luke 22:7-13 The Preparations God Made

God prepared in advance for Jesus’ need

We are entering the last days before Jesus’ final sacrifice. We don’t know exactly what time it was when His disciples came and asked Him where He wanted to eat the Passover meal, but we know that within 24 hours after eating it He would be dead. Dead but not finished. I’m getting ahead of myself here. Let’s slow down and savor the last moments with Him.

The day of Unleavened Bread was the official beginning of the Passover celebration. Luke tells us that on that day the Passover lamb was killed and prepared for the meal that would take place that evening. Luke also tells us which of His disciples Jesus tasked with the job of preparing the lamb, finding the room, and preparing the supper. He chose two of His closest disciples; Peter and John.

Peter and John didn’t say, “Why us” but “where” instead. Jesus gave them more than they asked for. He told them “how” to recognize “who” He was sending them to, “where” they would be following the identified person to, and “what” to say to him to communicate
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