Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.” The most spoken directive from God in the whole bible is to NOT BE AFRAID The need to know that we are: Not alone in life That someone is one our side…
Aaron Sturgill • Sermon • • 3,905 views
Introduction Believers dare not come to the table except with a repentant heart. “Whoever eats this bread or drinks this cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner,” as Paul puts it, “drinks judgment to himself.” That should be a sobering warning, especially when the apostle adds that because of this offense…
Faithlife Sermons • Sermon • • 2,541 views
The commemoration and remembrance of Jesus Christ’s last supper, and all the benefits that result to believers. Other terms have been used subsequently by Christians, including “Communion” and “Eucharist”.
Ordinances of the Church
Kevin Harris • FBC Los Fresnos • Sermon • • 1,016 views • 45:10
This is an overview of the purpose of the Lord's Supper and the expectations of those partaking.
Partaking of the Lord’s Table 1 Corinthians 11:17-34 Intro : Today we commemorate a Christian institution that is 2,000 years old. In our observance of the Lord’s Supper, we participate in a form of worship that is as old as Christianity itself. In fact, the Lord’s Supper observance was inaugurated by…
28 Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many. 6 Who gave himself a ransom for all, to be testified in due time. 18 Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation…
Discovering the Church
The first Christians assembled together on the first day of the week to commemorate Jesus Christ’s resurrection through the Lord’s Supper. The Lord’s Day quickly became the focal point of the Christian week, assuming the characteristics of the Jewish Sabbath, namely worship and rest.
Jon Winkelman • Sermon • • 530 views
Introduction If you look closely, you will see that in between my eyes is a scar. This scar is 28 years old, so it is fading somewhat, but it is still visible. I have various scars on my body. Some I know how I got, some I don’t. This one I will never forget. I’m 7 years old and my cousin and I decide…
Introduction Issues with Technology and Fine Dining USA Today reported that a chef named R.J. Cooper was opening a restaurant. The carpenter asked him if he would be installing a cell phone charging station at the hostess desk. R.J Cooper answered this question abruptly with NO - 100% NO. The article…
Christopher Campbell • Sermon • • 444 views
The Lord's Supper (Communion) is an invitation to remembrance. One great theme to be remembered is that Jesus is our peace. By his blood, Jesus has brought down all barriers of fellowship that exist between God and humanity. He invites all, far or near, into a holy communion of peace in him.
Dave Nisly • Sermon • • 440 views
Do this in remembrance of Me... Tonight we are gathered - a group of believers - a local body of Christ - to reflect on and again remember the incredible sacrifice that Jesus Christ made for each one of us. Jesus Himself told the disciples with Him the night before to remember… do this in remembrance…
Max Fernandez • Sermon • • 429 views
Title: The Supreme Act of Worship Text: Introductory Thoughts: In consideration of the Lord’s Table, we are reminded of the sacrifice of Jesus Christ. It is hard for me not to consider the offering of Isaac by his father Abraham. What is it that is so striking to me about this account that when I think…
Spiritual practices extend into the community of faith when we practice prayer, study, unity, worship, confession and feasting together.
Intro about Thanksgiving Someone may have communicated something like the following to Paul: “When the church was gathered at so-and-so’s house for the Lord’s Supper, they had their best friends (other richer families of the church) with them in the triclinium (dining room) where all the food was served…
Introduction Sermon Series: Doormat Christianity - We struggle with feeling like others are walking all over us as Christians There is a great scene in the first Spider Man movie, where Peter Parker is first grappling with obtaining his powers. He is in the cafeteria and ends up enraging the school bully.…
Terry Lee Corpier • Salem UMC - Springtown, PA • Sermon • • 395 views • 27:03
The Road to Emmaus: An Unexpected Journey The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Description of a Hobbit by the Author J.R. Tolkien Bilbo was a simple Hobbit with simple needs of hearth and home, but his friend Gandalf knew that there were things that Bilbo could do that would benefit others. Like Bilbo,…
Understanding Our Faith
Terms & Definition The Ordinance of Communion is known by a few names. Communion which is found in 16 The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, is it not the communion of the body of Christ? And we will define this a little more later.…
Aaron Sturgill • Sermon • • 361 views
Purpose Statement. Last week we were able to consider the fact that the proper observance of the Lord’s Supper promotes unity within the body of Christ, and next week we will look more closely at how the proper observance of the Lord’s Supper protects the church from judgment. This week we will consider…