December 26, 2021

Understanding The Lord’s Supper

Passage: 1 Corinthians 11:23–26
Service Type:

1 | The Lord’s Supper in Scripture
1. God provides nourishment and his presence from the beginning
- Genesis 2:7–10
2. God institutes the Passover to declare his salvation
- Exodus 12:14; 13:8–9
- Exodus 20:24b
3. God confirms the Old Covenant with a meal and his presence
- Exodus 24:7–11
4. Jesus institutes a better meal for a better Covenant at the Last Supper
- Matthew 26:26–29
5. The Church observes the Lord’s Supper as an ordinance
- Acts 2:42; 20:7
- 1 Corinthians 11:23–26
6. Christ and his Bride will enjoy a wedding feast in the New Creation
- Isaiah 25:6–9
- Revelation 19:6–9

2 | The Lord’s Supper in Practice
1: The Lord’s Supper is a Covenant Meal for those in Christ
“This cup is the new covenant in my blood.”
2: The Lord’s Supper is a Memorial Meal to the death of Christ
“Do this in remembrance of me”
3: The Lord’s Supper is a Thanksgiving Meal for our life in Christ
“...he had given thanks”
4: The Lord’s Supper is a Family Meal with the body of Christ
“When you come together to eat”
5: The Lord’s Supper is a Communal Meal by the Spirit of Christ
1 Corinthians 10:16–20
6: The Lord’s Supper is an Eschatological Meal for the return of Christ
“You proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes”


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