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IN BRIEF

PASSAGE

Luke 22:7–38

THEME

New symbolism of Passover

SETTING

c.29 CE An upper room of a house in Jerusalem on the night of the Passover feast.

KEY FIGURES

Jesus The Messiah and Son of God in the period leading up to His crucifixion.

Peter and John Two of Jesus’s disciples, who are sent by Jesus to prepare the Passover meal in Jerusalem.

Judas Iscariot The disciple who goes on to betray Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane.

As opposition mounts to Jesus’s ministry, Jesus decides to spend time privately with His closest disciples, sharing with them the most important occasion of the Jewish year, the Passover supper. During this meal, they ...

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