Frequent question: Where do you find communion in the Bible?

But Paul urges us to “examine yourself before eating the bread and drinking the cup” (1 Corinthians 11:28 NLT), so that we are going to communion with a humble heart and not just “pretending” to be right with God.

Is communion in the Bible?

The gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke all record that while celebrating Passover, Jesus established communion with his disciples. Which is later reiterated and expanded upon by Paul in 1 Corinthians 10 and 11. Paul’s instructions in 1 Corinthians 10 and 11 is considered the primary biblical text on communion.

What Bible verse is the Lord’s Supper?

3 reasons we observe the Lord’s Supper (Session 9 – Matthew 26:17-30)

What do you say when you take communion?

In Jesus’ Name, say, “I believe and receive.” Then eat the bread. Next, take the cup in your hand and say: Lord Jesus, thank you for your precious blood. Your sin-free, disease-free, poverty-free life is in Your blood.

Where in Corinthians does it talk about communion?

For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes. Therefore, whoever eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of sinning against the body and blood of the Lord.

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Who can give communion?

Only a validly ordained priest can validly consecrate the Eucharist. As stated in Canon Law, “The ordinary minister of holy communion is a bishop, presbyter, or deacon.” and “The extraordinary minister of holy communion is an acolyte or another member of the Christian faithful designated according to the norm of ⇒ can.

What communion means?

Communion or the Lord’s Supper is the breaking and eating of bread to symbolize Christ’s body broken for us and drinking wine to remember the blood he shed for our sins.

How do you take the Lord’s Supper?

When you gather as followers of Jesus, spend time in quiet meditation, silently considering and confessing your sins. Share the juice or wine you have set aside for your group, and drink. Celebrate in prayer or singing. You have shared in The Lord’s Supper.

What do pastors say before Communion?

Here is the reason why ministers of Communion are instructed to say, “The Body of Christ,” and not “This is Jesus,” or “Receive the Body of Christ.” This brief and humble acclamation invites all the faithful to recognize the Body of Christ in the consecrated bread and in the People of God receiving Communion!

What should I do before Communion?

A person who is to receive the Most Holy Eucharist is to abstain for at least one hour before holy communion from any food and drink, except for only water and medicine.

When can you take Communion?

Who can sometimes receive Holy Communion? In the Latin Catholic Church, children who have not yet “reached the age of reason” can receive the Eucharist if they are in danger of death, as long as they can distinguish the Eucharist from other food, and receive it reverently.

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