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Lords Supper Oct06

Sermon Army Military Chaplain

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Lords Supper Oct06

  1. 1. The Lord’s Supper
  2. 2. The Lord’s Supper <ul><li>“ Worship is a way of gladly reflecting back to God the radiance of His worth.” </li></ul><ul><li>--John Piper </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The Lord’s Supper should not be taken lightly but with all of the honor and dignity expected at the remembrance of Christ’s Death on the Cross. </li></ul>The Lord’s Supper
  4. 4. <ul><li>1 Corinthians 11:27 </li></ul><ul><li>Page ???? </li></ul>The Lord’s Supper
  5. 5. <ul><li>He first tells then to not take the Lord’s Supper Lightly. </li></ul>The Lord’s Supper
  6. 6. <ul><li>27 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. </li></ul><ul><li>(1 Cor 11:27, NIV) </li></ul>The Lord’s Supper
  7. 7. <ul><li>Paul teaches that the Lord’s Supper should not be taken unworthily. </li></ul>The Lord’s Supper
  8. 8. <ul><li>The Westminster Shorter Catechism; </li></ul><ul><li>The chief end of man is </li></ul><ul><li>to glorify God </li></ul><ul><li>and enjoy Him forever. </li></ul>The Lord’s Supper
  9. 9. <ul><li>Paul then tells the Corinthians that they need to examine themselves before you take of the Lord’s Supper. </li></ul>The Lord’s Supper
  10. 10. <ul><li>28 A man ought to examine himself before he eats of the bread and drinks of the cup. </li></ul><ul><li>(1 Cor 11:28, NIV) </li></ul>The Lord’s Supper
  11. 11. <ul><li>The Lord’s Supper is a time of examination of our own spiritual life. </li></ul>The Lord’s Supper
  12. 12. <ul><li>Paul then says that the Lord’s Supper is a community affair. </li></ul>The Lord’s Supper
  13. 13. <ul><li>33 So then, my brothers, when you come together to eat, wait for each other. </li></ul><ul><li>34 If anyone is hungry, he should eat at home, so that when you meet together it may not result in judgment. </li></ul><ul><li>And when I come I will give further directions. </li></ul><ul><li>(1 Cor 11: 33-34, NIV) </li></ul>The Lord’s Supper
  14. 14. <ul><li>We are to come together for the Lord’s Supper. </li></ul>The Lord’s Supper
  15. 15. <ul><li>Jesus on the cross paid the penalty for our sin—we should be willing to be servants to the world as well. </li></ul>The Lord’s Supper
  16. 16. <ul><li>23For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you: The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread, 24 and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, </li></ul><ul><li>“ This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me.” </li></ul>The Lord’s Supper
  17. 17. The Lord’s Supper <ul><li>25 In the same way, after supper he took the cup, saying, </li></ul><ul><li>“ This cup is the new covenant in my blood; do this, whenever you drink it, in remembrance of me.” </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>26 For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes. </li></ul><ul><li>(1 Cor 11: 23-26, NIV) </li></ul>The Lord’s Supper
  19. 19. <ul><li>Take the Lord’s Supper seriously, </li></ul><ul><li>Examine ourselves before the Lord’s Supper, </li></ul><ul><li>Remember that the Lord’s Supper is a community affair </li></ul>
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