March 28

When Was the Last Supper? The Moon May Have the Answer

A lunar eclipse, photographed by Craig Lent (South Bend) in Niles, MI, October 27, 2004.

by Sean Connolly

Photos: Craig Lent

NOW IT WAS THE DAY OF PREPARATION for the Passover; and it was about noon” (Jn. 19:14).

“On the first day of Unleavened Bread, when the Passover lamb is sacrificed, his disciples said to him, “Where do you want us to go and make the preparations for you to eat the Passover?” (Mk. 14:12).

If you read the four Gospels and pay attention to the sequence of events during the week of Jesus’ crucifixion, you may spot a puzzle. Matthew, Mark and Luke all indicate that the Last Supper was a Passover meal, but John says that Jesus was crucified the day before the Passover. Who’s right? Read more.

 

It’s 7:00 a.m. and Ben Reinhardt hears someone yelling and pounding on the front door of his house on Dove Street in Shreveport’s Allendale/Lakeside neighborhood.

 

Although the Lord had made it clear to me that he was going to provide the additional space we needed, I never imagined I would be able to live across the street from where I grew up, in a house my father built.

 

This Christmas season Servant Branch members drove 2,640 miles to 23 different towns, many of them hundreds of miles from the Twin Cities, delivering Christmas gifts to the children of prisoners.