Settle It With Communion
Declare it in the name of Jesus
Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Is Communion just a religious observance? Or, is it a living connection, a point with the power of Jesus Christ Himself that continues to keep us connected to HIM? It's time we get back to the way Jesus said it and back to the way we HE did it because by doing it because of tradition it makes US lose focus and it stops the flow of Jesus and becomes none productive for the ones who merely do this from the traditional viewpoint. There is much, much more involved in receiving Communion than most Christians perceive. We have to Receive Communion and receive everything Jesus bought for you on the cross 2,011 years ago.
Communion is more than just a religious observance. Oh Yes it is. Glory to God.
It's a very beneficial indeed. Oh Yes it is in the name of Jesus it is.
It is also something HE said for us to do in remembrance of HIM.
DECLARE BLESSINGS OVER YOUR LIFE TODAY!
- I Believe I Receive In Jesus' Name!
What we say everyday affects our daily life. Our tomorrows are being shaped by what we say and do today.
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The Passover was the most sacred, most remembered feast of the Jewish religious year. It commemorated the great final plague on Egypt when the firstborn of the Egyptians died and the Israelites were spared because of the blood of a lamb that was sprinkled on their doorposts.
This story is recorded in Exodus 12 in your bible. Don't have one yet? Then you need to download it one time and add it to your home computer, your business computer, your iPhone, your iPad touch even your Sony eReader today. Since we are true Christians we should always have the word of the living God at hand at all times.
The bible is the word of the living God. It's not just a book of stories. It's a book of LIFE for you.
We observe Communion because the Lord told us to.
1 Corinthians 11:24-25 (Amplified Bible)
24And when He had given thanks, He broke [it] and said, Take, eat. This is My body, which is broken for you. Do this to call Me [affectionately] to remembrance.
25Similarly when supper was ended, He took the cup also, saying, This cup is the new covenant [ratified and established] in My blood. Do this, as often as you drink [it], to call Me [affectionately] to remembrance.
Communion is a practice that is meant to be observed over and over throughout the life of a Christian. It is a holy time of worship when we corporately come together as one body to remember and celebrate what Christ did for us.
Luke 22:19-20 (Amplified Bible)
19Then He took a loaf [of bread], and when He had given thanks, He broke [it] and gave it to them saying, This is My body which is given for you; do this in remembrance of Me.
20And in like manner, He took the cup after supper, saying, This cup is the new testament or covenant [ratified] in My blood, which is shed (poured out) for you.
BE GRATEFUL. KNOW WHAT JESUS DID FOR US ALL TODAY
John 6:53-54 (Amplified Bible)
53And Jesus said to them, I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, you cannot have any life in you unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink His blood [unless you appropriate His life and the saving merit of His blood].
54He who feeds on My flesh and drinks My blood has (possesses now) eternal life, and I will raise him up [from the dead] on the last day.
keep union is to put Him first and keep your mind stayed on Him. In union and love, you will have everything else. Our only responsibility is the responsibility of the union. If we will give ourselves to the union, He will look after everything else.”
Jesus is the vine. We are the branches. If you separate the branch from the vine, you break the union. You can lay the branch right next to the vine, but if it is not one with the vine, the life won’t flow into that branch to make it produce fruit.
How are we to do this? By His Spirit. Jesus did not expect us to do that in our own power. He expected His Spirit to come and live in us and communicate His words to our spirits. The Spirit of God is in us to bring about that continual living communion with Jesus.
When He said, “Do this in remembrance of me,” He indicated this was a ceremony that must be continued in the future.
“For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until He comes” (1 Corinthians 11:26).
WHY DO THIS?
THINK OF IT THIS WAY, IT KEEPS YOU CONNECTED WITH HIM AND WHAT HE PROMISED YOU. REST. GRACE. FAVOR. PROTECTION, EMPOWERMENT. KNOWLEDGE, WISDOM. REVELATION. PEACE. JOY. HONOR. GLORY. HEALING AND SO, SO, SO MUCH MORE. DO YOU KNOW HIS PROMISE FOR YOU? WHAT THE WORD OF THE LIVING GOD SAID ABOUT YOU.
Get your bible and renew your mind and there is only one way to renew your mind and that is to keep hearing it, repeating it and hearing it and saying it and by doing this with communion, when the light comes on you will be able to see even more of how much God loves you, how much he has done for you. He's done it all, nothing was left undone and now you can take that truth into your life by also observing communion.