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…
Ordinances of the Church
Kevin Harris • FBC Los Fresnos • Sermon • • 389 views • 45:10
This is an overview of the purpose of the Lord's Supper and the expectations of those partaking.
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…
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…
Max Fernandez • Sermon • • 43 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…
Micah Hackett • Sermon • • 35 views
Starting with the primitive background of the Lord's Supper, we will exposit the main passages in 1 Corinthians related to it under four divisions and follow it up with some comment on various controversies and clarifications on the issue.
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…
Pastor Brett • River Of Hope Church • Sermon • • 22 views • 30:59
Pastor Brett takes us deeper into one of the central mysteries of the Christian faith. We examine the sacrifice of Christ and the communion of the body.
Toby DeHay • Sermon • • 19 views
Occassionally each of us receive a regular "check-up" from our physician, dentist, or eye doctor. Scripture encourages us to do the same thing spiritually. Check your spiritual heart. Is there disunity within you spiritually? Check ourselves for gossip, slander, immorality, spiritual apathy, and more. Church, don't let a spirit of disunity come between each of us at Concord.
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.…
Kyle Linville • Sermon • • 9 views
Communion Message Thank you for sharing with us this morning, Pete. I am e This morning is a special time as we come together to worship our God and to remember what Jesus has done for us by participating in Communion. When we participate in the Lord’s Supper, we remember the sacrifice of Christ and…