Opening Hymn: LSB 659 Lord of Our Life
Creed (Back Cover)
Lord’s Prayer (Back Cover)
1) The Passover
a) What does Jesus say about the bread that He blesses and breaks? The cup?
i) How are we to understand these words?
(1) What do we receive in the Holy Communion?
(2) What are the benefits?
(a) How often should we receive these gifts?
(b) As a matter of requirement, or something else?
ii) Does everyone take Jesus at His word?
(1) What’s the problem with this?
(2) How is this borne out in the rest of their theology?
2) The Denial
a) Does Peter have faith?
i) How do we know this?
ii) What gets in the way of his good and faithful desires?
(1) What does Jesus say about Peter in the garden?
(2) How do we relate?
(3) What then shall we do, if we keep failing?
b) What is at the heart of Jesus repeated prayer to His Father?
i) How is this an example of prayer for us?
ii) Is Jesus scared of the cross, or does not want to go?
3) The Betrayal and Arrest
a) Why the kiss? Didn’t everyone know who Jesus was?
i) What does Jesus call Judas?
ii) How do Peter’s actions compare to Judas’s?
b) What is Jesus’ demeanor? Why?
Closing Prayer: Luther’s Morning Prayer, pg. 327