Do This in Memory of Me

Do This in Memory of Me

“Do this in memory of me.” These are the words Jesus spoke to His apostles during the Last Supper. In the hours following these words, human history changed. That night, when His friends left Him, when one betrayed Him, another denied Him, on that night Jesus accomplished His greatest, most mysterious work: the Institution of the Eucharist. And when the hour came, he reclined at table, and the apostles with him. And he said to them, “I have earnestly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer. For I tell you I will not eat it until it is fulfilled in the kingdom of God.” And he took a cup, and when he had given thanks he said, “Take this, and divide it among yourselves. For I tell you that from now on I will not drink of the fruit of the vine until the...