What is the meaning of “Maundy Thursday”?

First, as is always helpful, the mere definition and origin of the term: “Middle English: from Old French mande, from Latin mandatum ‘mandate, commandment’, from mandatum novum ‘new commandment’” Oxford In John chapter 13 we see this very, very important mandate: “A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I […]

3 Reasons Palm Sunday is Important

Then the multitudes who went before and those who followed behind cried out, saying; Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the Highest! Matt. 21:9 Why is Palm Sunday important? When we celebrate the Triumphal Entry, we are celebrating a monumental occasion. As we see Jesus ride […]