12 Moule, Birth, pp. 33–35.

13 Cullmann, Confessions, p. 41.

14 Jeremias, Eucharistic Words, p. 112; Bultmann, Theology, vol. 1, pp. 81, 125; Neufeld, Confessions, pp. 43, 140.

15 Bultmann, Theology, vol. 1, p. 312; Neufeld, Confessions, pp. 62, 68, 144.

16 Moule, Birth, p. 38; Jeremias, Eucharistic Words, pp. 101, 104–105.

17 Jeremias, ibid., p. 101.

18 Ibid., pp. 101, 104–105.

19 Cullmann, Confessions, p. 64; Moule, Birth, pp. 38–39; Neufeld, Confessions, p. 52.

20 Bultmann, Theology, vol. 1, p. 83.

specific date . . . .”^21 This tradition relates that Jesus did attend a dinner on the same evening as he was betrayed. He gives thanks to God before eating and afterward shared both bread and drink, which he referred to as the sacrifice of his body and blood for believers. Here we find insights not only to some of the events of the evening, but also to the actual words which may have been repeated at early Christian observances of the Last Supper.^22