Week 2 - Communion: Unity

March 19, 2017 Speaker: Bruce Humphrey Series: The Church

Passage: Matthew 26:26–26:35

Week 2

The Church: Communion

We do Bible things in ___Bible ways________ and call ____Bible things_____ by Bible names.

26 While they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take and eat; this is my body.”

27 Then he took a cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you. 28 This is my blood of the[a] covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins. 29 I tell you, I will not drink from this fruit of the vine from now on until that day when I drink it new with you in my Father’s kingdom.”
30 When they had sung a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives.

31 Then Jesus told them, “This very night you will all fall away on account of me, for it is written:
“‘I will strike the shepherd,
and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.’[b]

32 But after I have risen, I will go ahead of you into Galilee.”
33 Peter replied, “Even if all fall away on account of you, I never will.”

34 “Truly I tell you,” Jesus answered, “this very night, before the rooster crows, you will disown me three times.”

35 But Peter declared, “Even if I have to die with you, I will never disown you.” And all the other disciples said the same.
Matthew 26: 26-35

THE MEANING BEHIND THE ____Elements____________

UNDERSTANDING THE _____"Why"__________________

Communion is a symbolic __memorial ordinance of public____worship.

A TABLE FOR ___all who believe that____ JESUS IS THE CHRIST

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? 17 For we, though many, are one bread and one body; for we all partake of that one bread.
1 Corinthians 10:16-17

9 And they sang a new song, saying:?"You are worthy to take the scroll,?And to open its seals;?For You were slain,?And have redeemed us to God by Your blood?Out of every tribe and tongue and people and nation…
Revelation 5:9

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