Contributed on Jan 5, 2008
Meditations on the Lord’s Supper preceding a Communion Meal
1 CORINTHIANS 11:20-22 WILL YOU LET JUST ANYONE EAT AT YOUR TABLE? “When you come together, it is not the Lord’s Supper that you eat. For in eating, each one goes ahead with his own meal. One goes hungry, another gets drunk. What! Do you not have houses to eat and drink in? Or do you ...read more
Contributed on Feb 2, 2008
In Communion, the people of God declare fellowship with one another because of fellowship with Christ, renew their anticipation of the return of the Saviour, and remember His sacrifice. This message focuses on remembering the Saviour.
1 CORINTHIANS 11:23-25 IN MEMORIAM “I received from the Lord what I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it, and said, ‘This is my body which is for you. Do this in remembrance of me.’ In the same way ...read more
Contributed on Feb 29, 2008
A meditation on the promise of Christ’s return and the hope that we draw from contemplating this truth at the Lord’s Table.
1 CORINTHIANS 11:26 UNTIL HE COMES “As often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes.” For almost two thousand years, followers of Christ, the Risen Son of God, have gathered in assembly to instruct one another in righteousness, to build one ...read more
Contributed on May 2, 2008
God calls us to judge ourselves before we worship, or face His judgement because we dishonoured Him. The judgement revolves around recognition of the Body of Christ, the people of God.
1 CORINTHIANS 11:27-32 JUDGEMENT DAY “Whoever, therefore, eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty concerning the body and blood of the Lord. Let a person examine himself, then, and so eat of the bread and drink of the cup. For anyone who eats and ...read more