Back To The Basics -Lord's Supper

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Part of the "Back to the Basics" series on getting back to the reasons and evidence for our faith and actions. This lesson concentrates on the Lord's Supper.

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Back To The Basics -Lord's Supper

  1. 1. “Communion: Our Proclamation”<br />Lessons and Class Discussion + Extra Slides<br />September 20th, 2009<br />By Christopher Gallagher<br />www.preacherspen.org<br />Sources Cited<br />
  2. 2. “The Lord Jesus spreads a large table every day.” <br />--William Secker <br />Morgan, R. J. (2000). Nelson&apos;s complete book of stories, illustrations, and quotes (electronic ed.) (73). Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers.<br />
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  4. 4. “The Lord’s Supper should be the crowning service in the church, and thus be earth’s nearest approach to heaven.”<br />—Andrew W. Blackwood<br />Andrew W. Blackwood, The Fine Art of Public Worship (Nashville: Abingdon, 1939), 204.<br />Morgan, R. J. (2000). Nelson&apos;s complete book of stories, illustrations, and quotes (electronic ed.) (520). Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers.<br />
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  6. 6. Back to the Basics<br />What We Believe and Why?<br />
  7. 7. Communion:<br />
  8. 8. Another names?<br />Passover Meal <br />Communion <br />Lord’s Supper <br />Breaking of Bread <br />Eucharist – “giving of thanks”<br />
  9. 9. Unity of the Supper<br />“Now as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and after blessing it broke it and gave it to the disciples, and said, “Take, eat; this is my body.” <br />(Matthew 26.26; ESV)<br />
  10. 10. Who is the “they?”<br />Some of the Twelve:<br />Peter – Zealot<br />Matthew – Tax collector<br />James and John – Sons of Thunder<br />Simon the Zealot (Luke 6.15)<br />
  11. 11. Unity Among the Divided<br />Where was their unity around the table?<br />Was it not Jesus?<br />Was it not the words of the Messiah?<br />
  12. 12. No Foreigner in the Midst<br />“And the Lord said to Moses and Aaron, “This is the statute of the Passover: no foreigner shall eat of it, but every slave that is bought for money may eat of it after you have circumcised him.”<br />(Exodus 12:43-44; ESV)<br />
  13. 13. The Bread:<br />The Passover (Unleavened bread) – Exodus 12.8<br />Christ’s Body – Matthew 26.26<br />
  14. 14. The “Fruit of the Vine”<br />“ And he took a cup, and when he had given thanks he gave it to them, saying, “Drink of it, all of you, for this is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.”<br />(Matthew 26.27-28; ESV) <br />
  15. 15. Final Thought!<br />“For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord&apos;s death until he comes.”<br />(1 Corinthians 11.26; ESV)<br />
  16. 16. Back to the Basics<br />Part #6<br />
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  19. 19. The Lord is my shepherd; I have everything I need.<br />(Psalm 23.1; NCV)<br />
  20. 20. The Lord’s Supper<br />“The link between the cross and the crown is the Table of the Lord.”<br />“Do not forget, when you sit down at the Communion, that the bread and the cup point back to Christ’s accomplished work, and forward to your accomplished salvation.”<br />—A. T. Pierson <br />Morgan, R. J. (2000). Nelson&apos;s complete book of stories, illustrations, and quotes (electronic ed.) (520). Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers.<br />
  21. 21. The Lord’s Supper<br />Serious Questions:<br />Do we partake/participate in the Lord’s Supper the way we should?<br />How can we become more “serious” regarding the Supper?<br />
  22. 22. The Lord’s Supper<br />Serious Questions:<br />Is the Lord’s Supper the “Crux of the Matter?<br />Is the Lord’s Supper more important than any other aspect of worship?<br />
  23. 23. The Lord’s Supper<br />Serious Questions:<br />Should all Christians partake the Supper?<br />If yes, why?<br />If no, why?<br />
  24. 24. The Lord’s Supper<br />Serious Questions:<br />Why do we have a Sunday Night (afternoon) where certain people partake?<br />Should we not all partake?<br />
  25. 25. God’s people live by promises, <br />not by explanations.<br />—Warren Wiersbe<br />Morgan, R. J. (2000). Nelson&apos;s complete book of stories, illustrations, and quotes (electronic ed.) (767). Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers.<br />
  26. 26. “Communion: Our Proclamation”<br />Lessons and Class Discussion + Extra Slides<br />September 20th, 2009<br />By Christopher Gallagher<br />www.preacherspen.org<br />Sources Cited<br />

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