The Lord’s Supper – until Jesus returns

The best description of the Lord’s Supper is in 1 Corinthians 11. It gives two reasons for celebrating the Lord’s Supper. The first reason was to remember what Jesus has done for us – it was to be done “in remembrance of me”, as Jesus said. The second reason is to “proclaim the Lord’s death”.Continue reading “The Lord’s Supper – until Jesus returns”

The Lord’s Supper is a memorial

We celebrate the Lord’s Supper as a memorial or a remembrance of what Christ did on the cross, but it can be different in some other churches. According to the Roman Catholic Church, at the Lord’s Supper the bread and the wine mystically change into the actual body and blood of Christ. However, the outward characteristics ofContinue reading “The Lord’s Supper is a memorial”

Synonyms of the Lord’s Supper

The Lord’s Supper is described in the Bible in the synoptic gospels (Matthew, Mark and Luke) and the books of Acts and 1 Corinthians. These were all written between about AD 45 and AD 63. Where do the synonyms we use for the Lord’s Supper come from? At the last Passover before Jesus died (aboutContinue reading “Synonyms of the Lord’s Supper”