THE BLOOD OF THE COVENANT
Key Verse: 26:28
Read verses 17-19. What did the disciples ask Jesus? Why? How did Jesus
instruct his disciples? What did he mean by “my appointed time?” Why did Jesus
want to eat the Passover with his disciples?
Read verses 20-24. While they were eating, what did Jesus tell his disciples?
How did they respond? What does this show about them? What does it mean that
the “Son of man will go just as it is written about him”? (26:2; Isa 53)
What else did Jesus say to warn the betrayer? Why is betrayal such a despicable
thing? How did Judas respond? (25) What did Jesus say?
Read verse 26. (Lk 22:19,20; 1Co 11:23-26) What did Jesus do? What does it mean
that he gave thanks? (Two times) What does the bread and the eating of it
represent? (Jn 6:35)
Read verse 27-30. When he gave them the cup to drink, what did he teach about
the meaning of his shed blood? (Ex 24: 6-8; Jer 31:31-34; Jn 6:53-56)
6. What promises did Jesus give them? (29,30)