The disciples’ journey with Jesus was paved with tests and trials. Maundy Thursday relates to those times in our own lives when our faith seems invincible; when we think we can ace every test that comes along. Holy Thursday is the most fragile day of our journey on the road to Easter because we fail the test, like Peter. Even before dawn breaks, Peter denies Jesus. The truth is, we, too, make promises we don’t keep. Yet on this journey, Holy Thursday also offers us hope. We realize we cannot trust ourselves and again, like Peter, once we reach the other side of Easter, we will discover, as he did, the power of Christ’s love that never fails.
St. Thomas UCC podcast for Maundy Thursday service Maundy Thursday.mp3