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 The Lord's Supper
The Corinthian Christians had made a mockery of the Lords Supper by turning it into a feast Paul reminded them, “Wherefore whosoever shall eat this bread, and drink this cup of the Lord, unworthily, shall be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord” (1 Corinthians 11:27).
The Lords Supper is often called the Communion because we are in communion with the very death of Christ at our partaking.
The Lords Supper also serves another purpose according to Paul, “For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do show the Lords death till he come” (1 Corinthians 11:26).
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 The Lord's Supper: Feast or Famine?
The Lord's Supper, sometimes called communion, the Table of the Lord, the agape or the Eucharist, is limited in most churches to a sip of wine and a piece of bread.
Sadly, their abuses of the Supper were so gross that it had ceased being the Lords Supper, but officially they were gathering each week to celebrate the Supper.
Thus, the church was to partake of the bread of the Lords Supper specifically to remind Jesus of His promise to return and eat the Supper again, in person (Lk 22:16, 18).
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 Theology and Practice of The Lord's Supper (I) - LCMS
Thus the Lord's Supper was instituted in the church so that as this sign reminds us of the promises of Christ, the remembrance might strengthen our faith and we might publicly confess our faith and announce the blessings of Christ, as Paul says (1 Cor.
To partake of the Lord's Supper with malice toward a fellow communicant is sinful (Matt.
The church articulates its view of the Lord's Supper "upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus himself being the cornerstone" (Eph.
www.iclnet.org /pub/resources/text/wittenberg/mosynod/web/sup-01.html   (2531 words)

 The Lord's Supper
The Lord instituted the Supper on the eve of His impending death in the context of a Passover meal.
In the Supper, we look forward to the future: "you do show the Lord's death until he comes." This ordinance is to be repeated ("as often as you do it") until Christ returns.
Most of the time, the Lord's Supper in the early church was an occasion to share with the poor.
www.auburn.edu /~allenkc/openhse/supper.html   (2956 words)

 The Lord's Supper, the Real Presence and the Incarnation
According to transubstantiation, the transformed elements of the Lord's Supper are a hybrid substance that is neither truly bread and wine, lacking their substance, nor truly our Lord's body and blood, lacking their attributes.
Lutherans often choose not to use the word "local" when referring to their view of the real presence in the Lord's Supper elements, but the issue here is merely that of defining one's terms.
The consensus of Reformed teaching on the way in which Christ is present in the Lord's Supper may be summarized as follows: there is absolutely no corporeal presence of Christ whatsoever in the Lord's Supper.
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As the Lord was quoted concerning this supper in 1 Cor.
It reads: ``Therefore when you meet together, it is not to eat the Lord's Supper, for in your eating each one takes his own supper first; and one is hungry and another is drunk.
Though some things have ceased, the observance of the Lord's Supper has not; and it is to continue until Jesus Christ returns (1 Cor.
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 Eating and Drinking with Jesus
The Lords Supper is not only a Eucharist that celebrates the kingdom that has come; it is a messianic meal which is an antepast, a foretaste of the coming kingdom.
The church has always acknowledged that the Lords Supper is an act of gratitude, the "Eucharist." Though in the New Testament the noun eucharistia is never applied either to the Lords Supper or to eating and drinking in general, it came into common usage in the postapostolic period.
Outstanding exceptions among theologians have been Ulrich Zwingli and Karl Barth, both of whom rejected the notion that the Lords Supper is a sacrament and a means of grace.
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 Rediscovering the Lords Supper
The supper becomes the Lords Supper as it is preceded by the bread and followed by the cup.
But of the two meetings, we consider the Lords Supper to be more significant since we see it described and defined in the Bible as the meeting of the church.
It’s traditional to refer to the bread and the cup as "the Lords Supper." Yet in 1 Corinthians 11:25 Paul states, "He took the cup, after supper..." The cup is not the supper, but it comes after the supper.
www.faithalone.org /news/y2000/2julyaug2.htm   (1230 words)

 Historical Survey on Lord's Supper
There are eight sections on the Lord's Supper, four more on baptism and two on the baptism and the Lord's Supper combined in the church with two on the Communion of the Saints.
Baptism and the Lord's Supper are still church ordinances, either administered to or by the church in the Second London Confession.
In addition, Gill also questioned the fact that breaking of bread at Troas was the Lord's Supper.
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 Lord's Supper
The Lord's Supper is to be practiced in the church (1 Co. 11:18,20,22,33,34).
The Lord's Supper is a memorial meal initiated by the Lord Jesus Christ on the eve of His passion, symbolizing His death and blood atonement for sin (Mt. 26:26-28; Mk.
Those who observe the Lord's Supper privately apart from the church are ignoring the Bible pattern.
www.gvbis.org /SEBBC/Lords_Supper.htm   (346 words)

 The Lord's Supper
The Lord's Supper is first and foremost a remembrance of the price paid for our redemption, an expression of God's love: "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life" (John 3:16).
The Lord's Supper is intended to be observed regularly throughout the lifetime of the believer.
This booklet examines the origin of the Lord's Supper, its significance, its illustration of unity, its lesson in humility, the symbols used in observing it, the time and frequency of the service, its perpetual nature, and who should participate in the service.
www.cog7.org /Literature/L100/L114.html   (2494 words)

 Milpitas Bible Fellowship :: Library: Observing The Lords Supper
None of us had ever observed the Lord's Supper where it was the primary reason for the meeting, part of a full meal, and celebrated in an intimate, personal, and joyful manner.
Furthermore, in 1 Corinthians 11:20 and 33, the purpose of the gathering of the church is again said to be the eating of the Lords Supper.
I had believed and taught that the observance of the Lord's Supper was a very special and significant occasion in the life of every local church.
www.solidrock.net /library/anderson/essays/lords.supper.php   (2627 words)

 The Lord's Supper
The Lord's Supper was instituted in the midst of the celebration of the Passover.
The Lord's Supper is a memorial of all that the Passover anticipated.
Since the Lord's Supper is an ordinance of the church there are three implications we must note: it is only for believers; it is for all believers; it is obligatory for all believers.
www.bereanbiblechurch.org /transcripts/icorinthians/11_17-34.htm   (3369 words)

 The Lord's Supper
This was clearly a misuse of the Lord's Supper according to the inspired Apostle Paul.
This writing will address such matters as the institution of the supper by our Lord, the practice of early Christians, some of the written teachings to local congregations by the writers of the New Testament, and what is expected of those of us participating in the partaking of the Supper.
In fact, in verse 20, he tells them that "when you meet together, it is not to eat of the Lord's Supper." Some were eating and leaving others hungry and others were becoming drunk.
www.churches-of-christ.net /tracts/job003u.htm   (2194 words)

 The Last Supper
When we celebrate the Lord's Supper, we should remember to thank Jesus for the gift of eternal life that he made available to us when he died on the cross.
Only those who turn to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior should participate in the Lord's Supper since the Lord's Supper is celebrated in memory of what Jesus did for us.
All we have to do is turn from sin to Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior.
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 Edward Taylor (1642?-1729)
Terms might include Elect/election,covenant, baptism, Lord's Supper, preparation, law, grace, typology, providentialhistory, apostasy, marriage, the Dove, the Rock, first fruits, offerings/sacrifices,Adam and Eve, the Garden of Eden, the Fall, Passover, the Exodus, Christ'sincarnation, the crucifixion and resurrection, the Bride and Bridegroom,New Jerusalem, and the Second Coming.
As a study ofPuritan preparationism and aesthetics, the meditations also reveal Taylor'syearnings to celebrate the Lord's Supper with a cleansed soul, robed forthe feast in the wedding garment of righteousness for the feast (2.26,2.60B, 2.115), and to create poetry as a medium for spiritual purging andpreparation ("Prologue," 2.43).
Mankind's spiritualpilgrimage, like Taylor's, concludes with the anticipation of the espousalbetween Elect souls and Christ (2.115), and of the heavenly feast, whichthe Lord's Supper commemorates and foreshadows (1.8, 2.60B, "Valediction").
www.georgetown.edu /bassr/heath/syllabuild/iguide/taylor.html   (2244 words)

 Christ, Baptism and the Lord's Supper: Recovering the Sacraments for Evangelical Worship - By: Leonard J. Vander Zee - Christianbook.com
Christ, Baptism and the Lord's Supper: Recovering the Sacraments for Evangelical Worship - By: Leonard J. Vander Zee - Christianbook.com
Christ, Baptism and the Lord's Supper: Recovering the Sacraments for Evangelical Worship
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 Our Sunday Visitor's the Eucharist
While expressing appreciation for the recent discussion, the document states that “the Mass, the Lords Supper, is at the same time and inseparably: a sacrifice in which the Sacrifice of the Cross is perpetuated; a memorial of the death and resurrection of the Lord.
Other names were used, but less frequently, to designate this sacrament: for example, the Lords supper, table of the Lord, breaking of the bread, the unbloody sacrifice, and agape.
Christ’s action at the Last Supper was a fulfillment of the promise he had made previously, as recorded in St. John’s Gospel: “I myself am the living bread come down from heaven.
www.osv.com /eucharist/doctrine.asp   (348 words)

 It’s the Lords Supper
The abuses of the Corinthians caused their observance of the Lords Supper to be rejected by the Lord.
NOTE: Because of the abuse of the Lords Supper by the Corinthians, many were weak, many were sick, and many had died!
It is His Supper, and it is to be observed as He gave it.
www.sermons.org /sermons/zimmerman7.html   (953 words)

 Matthew - The Last Supper
The first episode in his narrative of the Supper Matthew chooses to record is the Lord's statement that one of those present will betray Him.
It is no accident that He established two symbolic actions at the Supper, the breaking of bread and the pouring of wine.
In fact the Lord went further than that in His bid to pull Judas back from the brink of treachery on which he trembled.
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 bible.org: The Last Supper (Luke 22:1-23)
While the atmosphere at the Last Supper was more akin to that of a funeral, the Lords Supper, while a solemn remembrance is a joyful one, more in the spirit of that meal recorded later by Luke in chapter 24, after the Lord had been raised from the dead.
The Last Supper is a kind of hybrid, a mixture of an Old Testament Passover celebration, along with the institution of a New Testament Lords Table (or communion) celebration.
In apparent contradiction to this, the synoptic gospels speak of the last supper as though it were the observance of the actual Passover.
www.bible.org /page.asp?page_id=619   (5180 words)

 1689 LBC: Chapter 28: "Of Baptism and the Lord's Supper"
1._____ Baptism and the Lord's Supper are ordinances of positive and sovereign institution, appointed by the Lord Jesus, the only lawgiver, to be continued in his church to the end of the world.
Chapter 28: Of Baptism and the Lord's Supper
1689 LBC: Chapter 28: "Of Baptism and the Lord's Supper"
www.vor.org /truth/1689/1689bc28.html   (86 words)

 bible.org: The Last Supper (Luke 22:1-23)
While the atmosphere at the Last Supper was more akin to that of a funeral, the Lords Supper, while a solemn remembrance is a joyful one, more in the spirit of that meal recorded later by Luke in chapter 24, after the Lord had been raised from the dead.
The Last Supper is a kind of hybrid, a mixture of an Old Testament Passover celebration, along with the institution of a New Testament Lords Table (or communion) celebration.
In apparent contradiction to this, the synoptic gospels speak of the last supper as though it were the observance of the actual Passover.
www.bible.org /page.asp?page_id=619   (86 words)

 Revising FPC Lord's Supper No.6: Bread, Mar. 4.2001
In any case, the church's historic practice of the Lord's Supper is not as uniform in regard to the bread as it has been in regard to the wine.
Wine also signifies to us that the Lord's Supper is a feast, and that in eating and drinking we are celebrating with thanksgiving the life of love, and peace, and eternal joy that Christ has given us by his death.
Passover was a remembrance of Israel's deliverance from Egypt and the unleavened bread used in the feast and the requirement to remove yeast from Israelite homes during the feast of unleavened bread are recollections of Israel's hurried departure on the night of the 10th plague.
www.faithtacoma.org /sermons/Revising_Communion/Revising_FPC_LordsSupper_No.6_Bread_Mar.04.2001.htm   (3958 words)

 Faith Foundations sermons - Ordinance of Communion
This morning, we will be observing the ordinance of the Lord's Supper.
F. Our participation in the Lord's Supper reminds us of the heavy price paid for our salvation and tells the world of the love of God.
We don't use wine in our observance because leaven must be used to ferment the grapes and again leaven is a picture of sin and our Lord was sinless.
www.dbc.org.uk /sermons/communion.html   (3958 words)

 Reverend Elise Hawke Sermons
One of the things that Mark and I appreciate most about worship here at Snowmass Chapel is that we celebrate the Lord's Supper every week, and that everyone is invited to the table.
We run the risk of the Lord's Supper becoming rote.
Love the Lord your God with all your heart, mind, and strength.” Pious Jews would recite this morning and evening—as a creed, this was as important to Jews as the Apostle's Creed or Lord's Prayer is to Christians.
www.snowmasschapel.org /ReverendEliseHawkeSermons.html   (3958 words)

Gibson, who met me at my Lord Brouncker's with a fair copy of my petition, which I thought to shew the Duke of York this night, but could not, and therefore carried them to the Park, where they had never been, and so home to supper and to bed.
Wren tells me; for that my Lord Keeper did last night at the Council say, when nobody was ready to say any thing against the constitution of the Navy, that he did believe the Treasurers of the Navy had something to say, which was very foul on their part, to be parties against us.
Hooke this morning betimes; but my Lord is taken ill of the gout, and says his new lodgings have infected him, he never having had any symptoms of it till now.
www.ibiblio.org /pub/docs/books/gutenberg/4/1/9/4198/4198.txt   (3958 words)

 Malawi Update - Newsletter of the Scottish Malawi Network
Liz Cameron, the Lord Provost of Glasgow, has confirmed that the fundraising effort at her annual Burns Supper has secured a new Maternity Clinic for the people of Malawi.
Almost 900 guests from all walks of city and Scottish life were present at the Glasgow Thistle Hotel for the annual Lord Provost's Burns Supper, celebrating Scotland's national poet Robert Burns.
In the autumn Lesley Hinds, the Lord Provost of Edinburgh will host a conference whose agenda will be determined largely by the report of the Prime Minister's Commission for Africa.
www.malawi-update.org /index.php?issue_number=52&articleid=100   (3958 words)

Zwingli endeavored to bring over Alber to his view of the Lord's Supper, but the latter adhered to Luther, preserving his independence, however, and remaining on friendly terms with Zwingli's friends, Blarer, Butzer, Capito, and others.
At Christmas, 1523 George of Polentz openly embraced the new faith; and the next year, with the consent of his sovereign, he advised the ministers not only to preach the pure Gospel, but also to use the German language at the administration of baptism and the Lord's Supper.
His last words were: °1 Into thy hands I commit my spirit, thou hast redeemed me, 0 Lord God of Truth." DAVID ERDMANNt.
www.ccel.org /s/schaff/encyc/encyc01/htm/iii.iii.htm   (3958 words)

92-109 which deal with the Lords Supper; Paul Billerbeck’s excursus, " Das Passamahl," in H. Strack and Billerbeck, Kommentar zun Neuen Testament aus Talmud und Midrasch, iv, I (Munchen, 1928), 41-76; Gregory Dix, The Shape of the Liturgy, 2nd ed.
On the Jewish background of the Lords Supper, see especially Blasius Ugolini, "Dissertatio de ritibus in Coena Domini ex antiquitatibus paschalibus illustratis," in his monumental Thesaurus antiquitatum sacrarum, xvii (Venice, 1755), 1127-1188; Georg Beer’s introduction, "Zur Geschichte des Paschafestes," in his ed.
Unlike the deities of the Mysteries, who were nebulous figures of an imaginary past, the Divine Being whom the Christian worshipped as Lord was known as a real Person on earth only a short time before the earliest documents of the New Testament were written.
www.frontline-apologetics.com /mystery_religions_early_christianity.htm   (3958 words)

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