The Gospel Passover

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This passage tells us what happened on the early part of the night in which Jesus was betrayed. It tells us about the "upper room" where the disciples ate the Jewish Passover - and where Jesus gave them a new meal to remember the "Gospel Passover" that he was about to achieve through his death. It shows us that every detail was under God's control - whilst giving us a terrible warning that Judas retained full responsibility for his sin. The Old Covenant was passing away, and a New Covenant was about to take effect through Jesus' death. This message will encourage and challenge you as to where you stand in relationship to God and his way of dealing with the world today.

Passages:Mark 14:12-25
Date:October 31, 2010
Series & Preacher:Gospel of Mark, David Anderson (Grace Baptist Church, Eldoret, Sunday Morning)
Tags:bethany, betrayal, communion, final week, jerusalem, judas, lord's supper, mark, new covenant, passover
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Mark 14:12-25

12And the first day of unleavened bread, when they killed the passover, his disciples said unto him, Where wilt thou that we go and prepare that thou mayest eat the passover? 13And he sendeth forth two of his disciples, and saith unto them, Go ye into the city, and there shall meet you a man bearing a pitcher of water: follow him. 14And wheresoever he shall go in, say ye to the goodman of the house, The Master saith, Where is the guestchamber, where I shall eat the passover with my disciples? 15And he will shew you a large upper room furnished and prepared: there make ready for us. 16And his disciples went forth, and came into the city, and found as he had said unto them: and they made ready the passover. 17And in the evening he cometh with the twelve. 18And as they sat and did eat, Jesus said, Verily I say unto you, One of you which eateth with me shall betray me. 19And they began to be sorrowful, and to say unto him one by one, Is it I? and another said, Is it I? 20And he answered and said unto them, It is one of the twelve, that dippeth with me in the dish. 21The Son of man indeed goeth, as it is written of him: but woe to that man by whom the Son of man is betrayed! good were it for that man if he had never been born. 22And as they did eat, Jesus took bread, and blessed, and brake it, and gave to them, and said, Take, eat: this is my body. 23And he took the cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them: and they all drank of it. 24And he said unto them, This is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many. 25Verily I say unto you, I will drink no more of the fruit of the vine, until that day that I drink it new in the kingdom of God. (KJV)

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