Just as the body of Christ is broken for us at the Table, we—the body of Christ—are to be broken for each other (i.e., our own places of brokenness actually help others in a profound way)
Sermon Category: 1 Corinthians
The body of Christ is constituted at the Supper that features the body of Christ.
The Institution of the Lord’s Supper (vv. 23-26) is sandwiched between various warnings, warnings we ought to heed.
The Lord’s Supper has a prophetic effect on the Church — it calls people away from idolatrous narratives and back to the Gospel narrative. In that way, we taste and see that our communion with Christ is both wonderful and dangerous.
Jesus says “This IS my body.” “This IS my blood.” By the power of the Holy Spirit, we really do experience union with Christ in this meal. This sermon will explain that perspective.
The Supper makes a clear presentation of the Gospel: Christ’s body was broken for us and His blood was shed for us. Our weekly celebration of the Supper is nothing less than a weekly “altar call.”
June 6 | Matthew 26:26-29 & I Corinthians 11:23-26 | Calling — At the table, we receive a calling. Just as Christ was broken and poured out for us, so too we are to be broken and poured out for the world. Having come to the table, we cannot help but go from the table...
Focusing on this phrase from Jesus; Do This in Remembrance of Me!
He is Risen, He is Risen Indeed Alleluia!