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  • Before You Eat

    Contributed by Dan Erickson on Jan 28, 2001
    based on 554 ratings
     | 18,487 views

    I got concerned that every time I took communion, I might be risking my life. What would happen if I ate the bread or drank the cup in an "unworthy manner"?

    Teddy Roosevelt, the man who would become the 26th President of the United States, was afraid to go to church when he was a child because of a creature he called "The Zeal." His mother eventually realized the reason for Teddy’s fear was a Scripture verse he had heard the pastor read, John 2:17, "It ...read more

  • The Examination

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Feb 7, 2001
    based on 40 ratings
     | 7,712 views

    This sermon deals with the reality that our lives are a type of examination before God in which we should strive to be passing tests along the way.

    The Examination Proverbs 16:1-11 2 Corinthians 13:5-14 Text 1 Corinthians 11:1-27 Each year around this time, Christian parents can begin to rejoice that their children are now going to be more involved in prayer than they were the previous couple of months. Heaven is full of prayers, ...read more

  • Discerning The Body

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 19 ratings
     | 3,883 views

    We are warned not to partake of the Lord's Supper in an unworthy manner - that is unless we discern or recognize His body . What does this mean?

    1. Special occasions often celebrated by a special meal. The host spends much time preparing for the meal. The Lord’s Supper is a special meal in which not the host but the guests are to prepare themselves. 2. Have you prepared yourself for this meal? Did you listen to the call for ...read more

  • In Remembrance Of Me

    Contributed by Joe Harding on May 27, 2002
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,776 views

    Forgetting what lies behind cripples us from attaining what lies ahead.

    I CORINTHIANS 11: 17-33 MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND MAY 26, 2002 INTRODUCTION: MEMORIAL DAY AND SEPTEMBER 11, 2001 U.S. holiday. Originally held in commemoration of soldiers killed in the Amer. Civil War (1868), its observance later extended to all U.S. war dead. Most states conform to the federal ...read more

  • Why We Share Communion

    Contributed by Don Hawks on Jun 2, 2002
    based on 320 ratings
     | 138,436 views

    Message discusses what this practice is about and who is invited to the Lord’s Table, particularly from a Weslyean perspective.

    (Thanks to Bob Hostetler for ideas for this message. I’ve added a Methodist twist to the message. Powerpoint and audience outline available). A little girl asked her mother, “Mommy, why do you cut the ends off the meat before you cook it?” The girl’s mother told her that she thought it added ...read more

  • Cannibals Or Snackers?

    Contributed by Bradley Boydston on Jun 3, 2002
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,928 views

    The Lord’s Supper isn’t a snack. Nor is it really a cause for charges of cannibalism. But somewhere in between the two is the mystery of Christ present in the bread and cup that we share together. And if Christ is somehow really present in these elements

    Are you a cannibal or are you just snacking? You heard me – are you a cannibal or are you just snacking? Or something else? Ancient Christians were accused of cannibalism. Why? Because rumor had it that when they got together before sunrise on Sundays they drank blood and ate a body. It didn’t ...read more

  • Let Us Break Bread Together Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Feb 18, 2003
    based on 58 ratings
     | 11,860 views

    This is the 14th sermon in the series "Church On The Rocks". This sermon looks at the importance of The Lord’s Supper in worship.

    Sunday Morning February 23, 2003 Bel Aire Baptist Church Series: ¡§Church On The Rocks¡¨ [#14] LET US BREAK BREAD TOGETHER 1 Corinthians 11:17-34 Introduction: 1. When we come together to worship, what types of things do we do? „« Sing „« Pray „« Fellowship „« Read Scripture „« Study ...read more

  • The Last Supper

    Contributed by Gregory Mc Donald on Feb 19, 2003
    based on 355 ratings
     | 43,384 views

    Communion is not merely a ritual. It is fellowship and involvement in the life of Christ and His Body, "The Church".

    THE LAST SUPPER 1 COR. 11:17-34 Pastor Greg Mc Donald But in giving this instruction, I do not praise you, because you come together not for the better but for the worse. 18 For, in the first place, when you come together as a church, I hear that divisions exist among you; and in part, I believe ...read more

  • Before You Eat

    Contributed by Dan Erickson on Nov 25, 2000
    based on 117 ratings
     | 4,709 views

    The Lord's Supper: the wonderful privilege we as Christians have in coming to the Lord's Table together

    Teddy Roosevelt, the man who would become the 26th President of the United States, was afraid to go to church when he was a child because of a creature he called "The Zeal." His mother eventually realized the reason for Teddy's fear was a Scripture verse he had heard the pastor read, John 2:17, "It ...read more

  • Trampling On Grace

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 70 ratings
     | 5,341 views

    The most worshipful act a corporate body of believers accomplishes can be a source of shame or grace -- the Lord’s Supper -- don’t trample on the grace.

    March 10, 2002 23For this is what the Lord himself said, and I pass it on to you just as I received it. On the night when he was betrayed, the Lord Jesus took a loaf of bread, 24and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, "This is my body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of ...read more

  • Eating At His Table

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Mar 22, 2002
    based on 100 ratings
     | 22,777 views

    The Church at Corinth had a problem with communion. What was their problem and what can it tell us about our worship today?

    OPEN: Author Max Lucado tells of an episode from his youth. He was part of a group of young people from his church who, as a service ministry, took the Lord’s Supper to homebound or hospitalized members of the church. He and his friends visited one elderly gentleman in particular who was in the ...read more

  • Aware Of Presence

    Contributed by Patrick Carvell on Oct 8, 2002
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,712 views

    Christ presence in believers

    Prayer Name some TV personalities or sports figures you identified with while growing up. What did you see in them that reminded them of you? Did you want to be like any of them? How did you want to be like them? Leave it to Beaver - no matter what good I tried to do it came out wrong. Lone ...read more

  • The Cure For Communionitis

    Contributed by Clyde Grimes on Nov 5, 2002
    based on 55 ratings
     | 4,127 views

    Deals with the true significance of the Lord’s Supper.

    The Cure for Communionitis (1 Corinthians 11:17-34) I. Present Maladies A. A history of the “Love Feast” B. Abuses found in Corinth C. Application for today II. Pristine Model A. Rooted in history B. About God’s gift C. Celebrates a new covenant D. Proclaims our allegiance and hope III. Preventive ...read more

  • In Remembrance

    Contributed by Sheila Crowe on Nov 16, 2002
    based on 39 ratings
     | 6,310 views

    Communion is a time of remembrance bringing into the presence of Jesus Christ

    Sermon: In Remembrance I Cor 11:17-36 November 3, 2002 I. Introduction A. A little girl asked her mother one Sunday morning as she was preparing lunch, “Mommy, why do you cut off the ends of the ham before you cook it?” The girl’s mother turned and looked at her and said, “Oh, sweetie, I’m ...read more

  • A Time To Remember

    Contributed by Bob Aubuchon on Jun 28, 2001
    based on 213 ratings
     | 13,062 views

    At the Lord’s table it is a time to remember.

    In the movie, "Remember the Titans" football coach Herman Boone takes his team for a early morning run into the darkness. Through the darkness they run as well as through woods and creeks until they end up at the grave yard and battle field of Gettysburg. There he calls upon the boys who are ...read more