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Vigil of Easter
John 13:1-17, 31b-35 Commentary
by Robert Hoch
John’s story of Jesus washing the feet of the disciples is regularly assigned for Maundy Thursday.
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Exodus 12:1-4, [5-10], 11-14 Commentary
by Terence E. Fretheim
This Passover text is appointed for Maundy Thursday each year.1
Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19 Commentary
by Mark Throntveit
Psalm 116 is a thanksgiving psalm.1
1 Corinthians 11:23-26 Commentary
by Carla Works
The Corinthians failed to practice the Lord’s Supper correctly.
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SB534 - Maundy Thursday
April 13, 2017
Discussion on Revised Common Lectionary texts for Maundy Thursday (Apr. 13, 2017): (Gospel) John 13:1-17, 31b-35; (1st Reading) Exodus 12:1-4, [5-10], 11-14; Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19; (2nd Reading) 1 Corinthians 11:23-26. Recorded at Luther Seminary, Saint Paul, Minn., for WorkingPreacher.org.