What if a person doesn’t get a chance to partake of the Lord’s Supper before dying?


Good day Minister,

I've been baffled to understand this: "Can someone have salvation after confessing his faith and being baptized on the first day of the week after church service in the morning but he doesn't partake of the Lord Supper even though the day has not passed and he dies."

Thank you!


The problem with hypothetical situations is that the person is attempting to locate a possible exception to a rule in order to claim that the rule doesn't need to be followed. It doesn't work. Even if there is an exception, most of us never face it and the rule still applies.

Taking the Lord's Supper is not an individual action. It is a group action of the local church (I Corinthians 10:16-17; I Corinthians 11:17-21). He was baptized after the church partook of the Lord's Supper so his next opportunity will be the following Sunday. If the Lord decides to call someone home before he can join with the brethren in partaking in the memorial of Christ's death, then that is the Lord's decision.



Thank you, Minister.  I'm very much convinced by your explanation. God bless you.

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