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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”.
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.
Within the realm of Christendom the Lord’s Supper has been seen as one of the most intimate ways to worship our Lord. This practice of observing the Lord’s Supper started within the early church it has been known by several names throughout early Christendom and is recognized as a “sacrament.” But before…
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The sacraments of baptism and the Lord’s Supper were instituted by Jesus Christ as signs and seals of the covenant. They explain the basis of this covenant and apply its benefits to believers. They replace circumcision and the Passover which were the sacraments of the old covenant.
How many Christians stop to consider the importance of the Lord’s Supper in relation to spiritual maturity? Yet the Scriptures make it plain that this feast of remembrance is indispensable to steadfast continuance in the Christian life.
45 Then many of the Jews who had come to Mary, and had seen the things Jesus did, believed in Him. 46 But some of them went away to the Pharisees and told them the things Jesus did. 47 Then the chief priests and the Pharisees gathered a council and said, “What shall we do? For this Man works many signs.…