“Maundy Thursday,” the Thursday before Easter, is the celebration of the original observance of the Lord’s Supper. It is also known as Holy Thursday. It is rooted in the biblical accounts of Jesus’ celebration of the Passover Meal and the institution of communion with his disciples. From John 13, after He had washed His disciples’ feet, He said, “So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other” (John 13:34).
Gregg, D. Larry. “Maundy Thursday.” Ed. David Noel Freedman, Allen C. Myers, and Astrid B. Beck. Eerdmans dictionary of the Bible 2000 : 874. Print.
Tan, Paul Lee. Encyclopedia of 7700 Illustrations: Signs of the Times. Garland, TX: Bible Communications, Inc., 1996. Print.
Born in Reading, Pennsylvania, Eric grew up in the little town of Gibraltar, PA with his grandparents.