It was the communion of the saints even though the words of institution were not spoken.
We reject God’s reconciliation through Christ when we cling to our divisions more than we cling to Jesus.
“The Sacrament of Communion is the ultimate act of reconciliation. What does God’s act of reconciliation through Christ look like? It looks like sharing in the broken body and the spilled blood of Jesus. In our sharing, we proclaim that we stand on level ground with one another with Christ as our head.”
Isn’t the cup of blessing that we bless a sharing in the blood of Christ? Isn’t the loaf of bread that we break a sharing in the body of Christ? […]
Do not seek your own advantage, but that of the other. – 1 Corinthians 10:24 (NRSV) In May, I participated in one of the Faith and Poverty Forums sponsored by […]
For I received from the Lord what I also handed on to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took a loaf of bread, and […]
And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity. – 1 Corinthians 13:13 (KJV) I just finished reading The Screwtape Letters by C.S. […]
Last year, I went to listen to Jen Hatmaker speak at a local church. I’ve followed her blog and was very excited about the opportunity to hear her teach and […]