What's a Maundy?
Today is Maundy Thursday in the Christian church.
Maundy is an old English word from the Latin "mandatum," which means commandment. It remembers that Jesus gave His disciples a new commandment in the Upper Room on this day (John 13:34).
Many churches have a worship service that is Passover and/or Communion focused, some with a foot-washing ceremony.
John 13:1-18:27 gives us the words of Jesus, His prayer and arrest in Gethsemane, which all happened on this night. Read it, and weep.
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