The Lordís Supper
By Pastor David P. Ward

The Lordís Supper is supernatural.

The Lordís Supper is Blood Covenant Talk.

No denomination or religious organization owns the rights of Communion. It truly is THE LORDíS Supper.

1Corinthians 11:28
ď But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat of the bread and drink of the cup. ..Ē

Each person is to examine his own self and reverentially prepare for this experience. Each person should receive forgiveness of sins before receiving Communion.

1 John 1:9

New King James Version (NKJV)

9 If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Each man and woman can connect with God and receive miracle power in this experience.

The Lordís Supper connects us with the very heart of God.

 

There is no such thing as, ďthe sacrifice of the Mass.Ē The Bible says Jesus died ONCE, ONE TIME for the remission of sins. Jesus completed the work at Calvary. It was the perfect sacrifice.

Romans 6:10

King James Version (KJV)
10For in that he died, he died unto sin
once: but in that he liveth, he liveth unto God.

Hebrews 7:27

King James Version (KJV)

27Who needeth not daily, as those high priests, to offer up sacrifice, first for his own sins, and then for the people's: for this he did once, when he offered up himself.

2 Corinthians 5:21

King James Version (KJV)

21For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.

2 Corinthians 5:21

The Message (MSG)

21How? you ask. In Christ. God put the wrong on him who never did anything wrong, so we could be put right with God.

1 Corinthians 11:23-35

The Message (MSG)

23-26Let me go over with you again exactly what goes on in the Lord's Supper and why it is so centrally important. I received my instructions from the Master himself and passed them on to you. The Master, Jesus, on the night of his betrayal, took bread. Having given thanks, he broke it and said,

This is my body, broken for you.
Do this to remember me.
After supper, he did the same thing with the cup:
This cup is my blood, my new covenant with you.
Each time you drink this cup, remember me.
What you must solemnly realize is that every time you eat this bread and every time you drink this cup, you reenact in your words and actions the death of the Master. You will be drawn back to this meal again and again until the Master returns. You must never let familiarity breed contempt.

27-28Anyone who eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Master irreverently is like part of the crowd that jeered and spit on him at his death. Is that the kind of "remembrance" you want to be part of? Examine your motives, test your heart, come to this meal in holy awe.

29-32If you give no thought (or worse, don't care) about the broken body of the Master when you eat and drink, you're running the risk of serious consequences. That's why so many of you even now are listless and sick, and others have gone to an early grave. If we get this straight now, we won't have to be straightened out later on. Better to be confronted by the Master now than to face a fiery confrontation later.

33-34So, my friends, when you come together to the Lord's Table, be reverent and courteous with one another. If you're so hungry that you can't wait to be served, go home and get a sandwich. But by no means risk turning this Meal into an eating and drinking binge or a family squabble. It is a spiritual mealóa love feast.

The other things you asked about, I'll respond to in person when I make my next visit.

 

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