But a man must examine himself, and in so doing he is to eat of the bread and drink of the cup. Do this in remembrance of me. His book Destined to Reign, was released in July 2007, it contains teachings from the last ten years of preaching his gospel of grace. Thank you for your words. Visit our page on and contact us if you have any questions about salvation. If you are not saved, then please take care of that today.
Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing. God is there waiting for us to come back to Him in fellowship. On the night when he was betrayed, the Lord Jesus took some bread 24 and gave thanks to God for it. Many assemblies have different interpretation of how the breaking of bread may or should be held. He starts out by explaining that Communion is a sacred time and that it should not be considered a lighthearted event vs. It is honoring to Him and His sacrifice when you confess your sin and keep a clean account with God. Jesus, when we receive the bread and wine juice , let us stay humble in recognizing that You paid such a high price that You did not owe, and shed your precious blood so that we might be saved.
In 2008 Sam became Lead Pastor for Preaching and Vision at Bridgeway Church in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Please share them with us below so others can use them in their communion services as well. It is a holy blessing to be born with the exquisite qualities of a daughter of God. And after fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. I am the living bread that came down from heaven.
For on him God the Father has set his seal. And even if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled only to those who are perishing. And on a fair, white cloth the bread and wine, The symbols of sublime compassioning, The very outward sign Of that the nations sing, The body that He gave, the blood He shed. David has written 207 articles on What Christians Want To Know! The elements used to represent Christ's body and blood are bread and wine. So, after receiving the morsel of bread, he immediately went out. Whoever feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood abides in me, and I in him.
Do this to remember me. You desire and do not have, so you murder. If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him. I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that was given you in Christ Jesus, that in every way you were enriched in him in all speech and all knowledge—. It was during the age-old celebration of Passover and on the eve before the crucifixion of the Lord, that Jesus put into place the ordinance of Communion. It should be a serious time in the church.
Growing up, I learned a lot about faith from Brother Hagin who truly had a special revelation of faith from the Lord. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. And one should take notice as to whom he credits in it. We are overwhelmed by such amazing grace God, that I cannot even express it in a words or prayer! We have no reason to have any pride Father, especially knowing that You resist those who are prideful James 4:6. I am the living bread that came down from heaven.
How hard was it for our sinless Savior to bare our sins? Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day. They are good if we recognize where they came from and if we treat them the way the Designer intended them to be treated. For they are life to those who find them, and healing to all their flesh. For I tell you that from now on I will not drink of the fruit of the vine until the kingdom of God comes. And I believe it in part, for there must be factions among you in order that those who are genuine among you may be recognized. I am the living bread that came down from heaven. Well there appears to be some instances where the people of God were eating and drinking in the presence of the Lord.
Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God. We are to test our motives and attitudes as we approach the table to be certain we are partaking for the right reasons and with the right understanding of what the elements represent. Your lamb shall be without blemish, a male a year old. It would have been good for that man if he had not been born. Jesus went up on the mountain, and there he sat down with his disciples. Sorted by most helpful votes from the Topical Bible.