- Written by Bruce Galloway
How do you picture the "last supper"? It was probably more casual than we might think. Jesus and His disciples likely reclined on or against pillows rather than sitting upright. I think that Jesus
planned for it to be comfortable, knowing the heaviness of the ensuing conversation. Like a good parent, He loved these men and wanted them to be aware, alert and assured. Leonardo da Vinci, in painting his masterpiece, chose to picture the group at the moment when Jesus said, "One of you will betray me." Instantly, they became men of different moods, yet their question was the same, "Lord, is it I?" Comfort became chaos; panic replaced peace. That's what happens when we are willing to honestly face the truth of our own potential to betray- or deny our Lord..