A Spiritual Journey towards faith in Jesus Christ for Children
Family Scripture Reading:Matthew 26:17-75
Family Discussion Starters:
Today's reading is rather long. The events which took place on this day, almost 2000 years ago, are very important parts of Holy Week.
What festival did Jesus & His disciples celebrate at the Last Supper?
(The dinner was the Passover Feast to celebrate the Angel of Death passing over the homes of the Hebrews in Egypt during the time of Moses.)
What alarming accusation did Jesus make at the meal?
(That one of His trusted disciples would betray Him.)
Jesus broke bread and drank wine in honor of what?
(Jesus said the bread was His body and the wine was His blood. Christians have been commanded to take Holy Communion in memory of the sacrifice of Jesus.)
After the meal Jesus and His disciples went where to do what?
(Jesus and His disciples went to the Garden of Gethsemane. Jesus was there to pray and the disciples were there to watch over Jesus. However, the disciples kept falling asleep as they waited on Him.)
What major event happened to Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane?
(Jesus was arrested by the Roman soldiers.)