The Day Before Jesus Christ

952 Words Jun 1st, 2016 4 Pages
On the night before Jesus Christ was crucified, the Lord organized the last meal called the last super with His disciples. Here during this meal, He established/instituted a sacrament of His body and blood. He did this as a memorial from everlasting to everlasting of all generation of Christians. A perpetual sacrifice of the cross for all ages and to build his church. As written in Matthew, “And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to the disciples and said, ’Take eat; this is my body.’ Then He took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, ‘Drink from it, all of you.’ for this is my blood of the new covenant, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.” (Matthew 26:26-28) The meaning of what Christ did is in the Eucharist - - The Mystery of our Faith. The bread and the wine. “I am the living bread that came down from heaven; whoever eats this bread will live for- ever, and the bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world.” (John 6:51). The body and the blood of Jesus Christ, the Eucharist is a mystery that no Christian can unravel and the church cannot explain in words.
In the Liturgy of the Eucharist we declare, “Christ has died. Christ is risen. Christ will come again.” Our Lord’s death was His mission to die for the sins of the world. Whoever that believes in Him will have life and have it more abundantly. (John 10:10). Going away from His disciples was a journey in two stages. Calvary was the…
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