Last Supper (Discussion Questions)

Categories: Easter (Passion Week)

Read Matt 26:17-36; Mark 14:12-31; Luke 22:7-38; John 13-17

  • Read the story of the last supper from each of the Gospels.
  • Compare how each story is similar and different in each Gospel.
  • Who was sent to inquire about an upper room?
  • What was eaten at the Passover?
  • What unusual things happened at the meal?
  • How many people were there?
  • What was different about this Passover compared to Moses' day? (At Moses' Passover, they stood to eat and by Jesus' time they reclined)
  • Why didn't the disciples know who was going to betray Jesus?
  • What did Jesus tell them about the betrayer?
  • Why did Jesus give them bread after the meal? (that bread is known as the afterdish; it's broken from the bread at the beginning of the meal and set aside)
  • What lessons did the disciples learn at the last supper?