The Gospel of John

The Last Supper – Discussion Questions

Questions for Reading:

1. How does the story of the foot washing relate to the command to love one
another at the end of chapter 13?

2. What is the role of Peter in this story? Of Judas?

Questions for Discussion:

1. What do you make of the lack of any account of the “eucharist” in the story of the Last Supper?

2. Where does the emphasis in the story lie?

3. Is there a difference between Jesus’ stress here on loving one another and the command in the synoptics to love not only the neighbor but the enemy?

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