The Significance of Communion (The Lords Supper)
I Cor. 11: 23-32
Pew Bible Pg. 933
I. Feel the redemption and forgiveness that Jesus Christ has lavished upon you through His grace.
Ephesians 1: 7-8
A. Payment made
1. O.T. Blood sacrifice for sin
2. In Christ One sacrifice for all sin.
We are justified (declared righteous) by the blood. Rom. 5:8
We who before Christ were far off have been brought near through the blood of Christ.
Eph. 2: 13
making peace through the blood of cross reconciling all things in Heaven and earth to Him.
Col. 1: 20
B. Grace lavished upon us.
O.T. Israel set free from bondage in Egypt
God has delivered us from the dominion of darkness and transformed us to the kingdom of His beloved son, in whom we have redemption and the forgiveness of sins.
Col. 1: 13-14
C. Who are you in Christ Jesus?__________________________________________________
D. What are you going to do about it? _____________________________________________
II. See yourself as holy, blameless, and irreproachable in Gods sight if you maintain faith.
Col. 1: 19-23
Christ loved the Church (believes) that He might present the Church to Himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without blemish.
Eph. 5: 27
Therefore, if any one is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has passed away behold the new has come. All this is from God, who through Christ reconciled us to Himself and gave us the ministry of reconciliation
II Cor. 5: 17-19
A. Why is it necessary to maintain the faith?________________________________________
B. How do we do that?_________________________________________________________
III. Let us go forth to Jesus outside the camp.
Heb. 13: 12-16
Without a vision the people perish.
Prov. 29: 18
For I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your good and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.
A. Why did the crucifixion happen outside the camp? _________________________________
B. Why do we need to go to Jesus outside the camp?__________________________________
C. What is God saying to you about the future and a __________________________________
D. How are you doing good at sharing what God has given you? __________________________