Communion, The Lord's Supper

Prophecies Concerning His Death

 

  1. Rejected by men, but not God - Psalms 22
  2. Hated and a reproach - Psalm 69:4, 7-9, 19-21
  3. The Suffering Servant - Isaiah 53
    • His humiliation - Isaiah 53:3-9
    • His accomplishment - Isaiah 53:10-12

Accounts of His Suffering, Death, and Ressurrection

 

  1. In the Garden - Matthew 26:26-29
  2. Betrayal, Arrest, Denial, Trials, and Suffering - Luke 22:47-23:25
  3. His Crucifixion - Luke 23:36-46
  4. His Resurrection - Mark 16:1-8
  5. The reality of what was done - Acts 2:22-24

Institution of the Lord's Memorial Supper

 

  1. Matthew 26:26-29
  2. Mark 14:22-26
  3. Luke 22:17-20
  4. I Corinthians 11:23-28

Purpose and Method of Partaking of the Lord's Supper

 

  1. On the first day of the week - Acts 20:7
  2. A sharing with the Lord and our brethren - I Corinthians 10:16-17
  3. Not a common meal - I Corinthians 11:20-22
  4. As a remembrance - I Corinthians 11:23-24
  5. As a proclamation - I Corinthians 11:25
  6. To be done in a worthy manner - I Corinthians 11:27-32

Reasons for Christ's Death

 

  1. An example of suffering - I Peter 2:19-23
  2. To heal us - I Peter 2:24-25
  3. Demonstrating the strength of God's love to overcome man's weakness - Romans 5:6-11
  4. Freely given sacrifice - John 10:14-18
  5. In obedience - Hebrews 5:5-9
  6. To obtain redemption - Hebrews 9:11-15, 22
  7. To bring in a new covenant - Hebrews 9:13-22
  8. Reconcilliation to God - II Corinthians 5:17-21
  9. To destroy the power of death - Hebrews 2:9-17
  10. To drawn the world to Christ - John 12:27-33
  11. An example of humility and obedience - Philippians 2:3-11

Our Reaction to Christ's Death

 

  1. Confidence in God's love toward us - Romans 8:31-39
  2. Endurance to hold on to the end - Hebrews 4:11-16
  3. Endurance to overcome - Hebrews 12:1-3

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