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Last Meal

  In the fourteenth chapter of the gospel of John, Jesus gives what scholars have labeled “the Farewell Discourse.” It is the way in which Jesus attempts to prepare his disciples for his imminent death. I have often wondered what we would say if we knew that a particular lunch or supper was the last time that we would eat with a loved one. Many years ago, I was finishing up my dissertation for my Ph.D. at Baylor University in Texas. I would only come home to Danville for a couple of weeks at Christmas. To do this, I would
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