Jesus had been moving toward Jerusalem for a specific purpose. When He entered the city on that day He had a particular mission in view: the liberation of His people.
In order to do that:
I. The Passover Lamb Had to be Sacrificed.
A. That Rescue involved Sacrifice.
B. Blood was required.
II. The Room Had to be Prepared.
A. The Disciples had to Find a Room.
B. The Room had to be Prepared.
III. And so, Jesus Celebrated the Passover with His Disciples.
A. The Celebrated Liberation.
B. Jesus was the Passover Lamb.
C. The OT Feast Became a New Testament Sacrament