“And He said to them, I have earnestly and intensely desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer” (Luke 22:15, AMPC).
Jesus was at the brink of the most agonizing experience any human will ever have on earth. The emotional strain of its anticipation caused Him to long for fellowship with His close friends. He knew in His soul that He would find strength, communing with them during the Passover meal.
Do you hear the depths of emotion in His words? “I have earnestly and intensely desired…” Jesus’ yearning for that moment with them was at top-volume levels.
He is the same yesterday, today, and forever. Even now, He is longing to commune with us over dinner. His heart calls out to ours, Continue reading Slaking Jesus’ Thirst