The Fourth Cup: Unveiling the Mystery of the Last Supper and the Cross
Dr. Scott Hahn and Mike Aquilina shed light on the place and meaning of bread in Israel’s liturgy, its typological fulfillment in the New Testament, and the Sacrament of the Eucharist.
WHAT IS FINISHED?
Dr. Scott Hahn shares his personal conversion story with Mike Aquilina, and shares how it led him to discovering foundational importance for all of Christianity: the Last Supper.
PASSOVER AND COVENANT
Dr. Scott Hahn and Mike Aquilina trace the observance of Passover in Israel’s history, and note its importance, purpose, and legacy in relation to the covenant God made with His people.
A TYPICAL SACRIFICE
Dr. Scott Hahn and Mike Aquilina look back on the history of religious sacrifice throughout the ancient world, and explore Christ’s role in how Christianity emerged as a religion without blood sacrifice.
Dr. Scott Hahn and Mike Aquilina show how liturgies were a ritual of public worship during biblical times, and reveal all of the references to liturgy within the Bible.
THE PASCHAL SHAPE OF THE GOSPELS
Dr. Scott Hahn and Mike Aquilina highlight paschal themes throughout the Gospels to reveal how Israel’s Exodus out of Egypt foreshadowed Christ and salvation history.
BEHOLD THE LAMB
Dr. Scott Hahn and Mike Aquilina explore Jesus’ identification as the sacrificial Lamb of God through specific passages mentioned in John’s account of the Gospel, Paul’s epistles, and in Revelation.
Dr. Scott Hahn and Mike Aquilina shed light on the meaning of bread in Israel’s liturgy, and how it was typologically fulfilled in the New Testament through the institution of the Eucharist at the Last Supper.
Dr. Scott Hahn and Mike Aquilina discuss the meaning of drinking each of the four cups during the ancient Passover meal, and notes their connection with the chalices shared in Holy Mass today.
Dr. Scott Hahn and Mike Aquilina shows why Catholics emphasize the Last Supper in addition to the cross.
THE CHALICES AND THE CHURCH
Dr. Scott Hahn and Mike Aquilina discuss the nature of sacrifice offered by the Church, revealing how Christ’s one sacrifice is truly carried through time.
THE PASCHAL SHAPE OF THE LITURGY
Dr. Scott Hahn and Mike Aquilina discuss the Passover seder meal as the elaborate liturgy that represents the Jewish people during Jesus’ time.
THE CHRISTIAN PASSOVER
Dr. Scott Hahn and Mike Aquilina reveals how Passover was the first holiday to be celebrated by the Christian Church, and led to the celebration of Easter and the development of Lent in the Catholic Church.