Last Supper

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Last Supper

n.
1. In the Bible, Jesus's supper on the night before his crucifixion. His sharing of bread and wine with the Apostles at that meal is seen by many Christian churches as instituting the sacrament of the Eucharist. Also called Lord's Supper.
2. An artistic representation of this event.
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Last Supper

n
(Bible) the Last Supper the meal eaten by Christ with his disciples on the night before his Crucifixion, during which he is believed to have instituted the Eucharist
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Last′ Sup′per


n.
the supper of Jesus and His disciples on the eve of His Crucifixion. Compare Lord's Supper (def. 1).
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Last Supper

The traditional Passover meal which Jesus shared with his Apostles the night before his death. Jesus is said to have blessed bread and told the Apostles to “Take eat, this is my body.” and passed wine saying, “This is my blood.” These elements are part of the communion service.
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Noun1.Last Supper - the traditional Passover supper of Jesus with his disciples on the eve of his crucifixionLast Supper - the traditional Passover supper of Jesus with his disciples on the eve of his crucifixion
Passover supper, Seder - (Judaism) the ceremonial dinner on the first night (or both nights) of Passover
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In John's account, verses 14-17, at the Last Supper, Jesus gave a Farewell Discourse.
Given the nature of primacy in our church--and I can only speak for myself--I have to live out of what's called the Farewell Discourse in John's gospel, where Jesus is in the upper room and he washes [the disciples'] feet.
The Holy Spirit descended on Jesus as a dove during his baptism, and in his Farewell Discourse after the Last Supper Jesus promised to send the Holy Spirit to his disciples after his departure.
Even in his farewell discourse to his disciples he said, "My peace I give to you, the peace that the world can't give".
Elated to be rid of him so easily, the people came in great numbers to hear his farewell discourse.
draws attention to the way Mark uses setting to lend solemnity and importance to the farewell discourse in Mark 13 (43), and continues by musing poignantly on Mark's depiction of Jesus' loneliness and solitude (44).
This is how all will know that you are my disciples, it' you have love for one another." They are from the beginning of a farewell discourse, and we presume that a person's last words are regarded as sacred and significant.
Amid this, his farewell discourse to his disciples, he explains to them how "it is to your advantage that go away" in order that "when the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth" (John 16:7, 13).