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Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday is the day before Good Friday when Christians remember the Last Supper. Jesus told the disciples about his death, using bread and wine to symbolise his sacrifice on the Cross.

Before they ate Jesus washed His friends' feet to teach the disciples about serving and helping others. A great lesson can be learnt from this servant's act as Jesus even washed the feet of Judas who then later betrayed Him.

This meal, now known as The Last Supper, is thought to have been a passover meal of roast lamb, bread and wine. Jesus used the bread and wine to help His followers to remember that through His death, our sins are forgiven.

Later that night, Jesus went to a pray in the Garden of Gethsemane where He was arrested and taken away by Roman soldiers. 

Read 'Name and Shame', an article about the person of Judas in this week's The War Cry

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