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Tag Archives: communion
A Heartbreaking Meal with a Heartbroken Messiah
On Maundy Thursday, we especially remember the Last Supper, the meal that Jesus shared with his disciples shortly before his death on the cross. The evening must have been emotionally charged as Jesus talked about his death with powerful language … Continue reading
Dining with Jesus
It took me by surprise when she said ‘it’s better than dining with the queen!’ We were about to share communion together and there had been an opportunity for people to discuss in groups what communion meant to them. We … Continue reading
Let’s Raise A Glass to Jesus!
Half way through communion last Sunday I had a crazy idea. I was grateful that the Bread was still being distributed as it gave me chance to stop and think about whether this was just a weird idea or an … Continue reading
We were absolutely stuffed after enjoying our meals when the waiter asked if we would like any desserts. After some insistence from most of us that we couldn’t eat any more we actually ended up getting something to share. We … Continue reading
The One Where I Forgot Communion
I had been in my office finalizing the service and as I walked into the church a few minutes before the service started, Christine said to me ‘communion isn’t on the order of service’. I was just back at work after … Continue reading
Posted in Being honest about our faith, discipleship, Faith, Following Jesus, God loves us, Life experiences, Saved by Jesus Tagged C.T. Studd, communion, If jesus be God and died for me, Jesus be the centre, serve God, surrender to God, The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing, worship god and serve him only Leave a comment
The Piece of Christ is You!
So, I went to a communion service last night and we were encouraged to say to one another, ‘The Piece of Christ is you’ To which the other person responded ‘And also is you’ We had just been reminded that we … Continue reading
A Creative Communion Service Inspired by John 8.1-12
At the end of our service last Sunday, our Communion table looked like this. We started the service thinking about the parable of the lost sheep (Luke 15.1-7). We watched a short video animation of the story (see below) and then … Continue reading
Posted in acceptance, Being honest about our faith, creative communication, Faith, forgiveness, freedom, grace, salvation, Saved by Jesus Tagged communion, creative communication, creative prayer, forgiveness, go and sin no more, God has forgiven us, grace of God, Jesus let go of his opportunity to be rescued so that he could rescue us, Jesus rescuer, john 8, lost sheep, Prayer station, saved by grace, Saved by Jesus, saved from sin, woman caught in adultery, you alone can rescue 1 Comment
Remembering Reminds Us What is Important in Life
This is a time of year when we are encouraged to remember. According to the Royal British Legion, ‘Remembrance Sunday is a day for the nation to remember and honour those who have sacrificed themselves to secure and protect our … Continue reading
Jesus let go of his opportunity to be rescued so that he could rescue us
We had communion at Orchard Baptist yesterday and I experienced God’s love through it in a new and powerful way. We were also looking at the Psalms and I had been thinking in my preparation about how the emphasis in … Continue reading
Posted in Faith, God loves us, Jesus, Relationship with God, salvation, Saved by Jesus Tagged Before the throne of God above, communion, jesus died for us, Jesus let go of his opportunity to be rescued so that he could rescue us, Jesus love is very wonderful, overwhelmed by Gods love, why did Jesus die? 1 Comment
A Meal to Remember: What was that all about?
Jesus had a meal with his disciples at which he said some strange things. 2000 years later, we still remember and celebrate his words and actions. Why are his words and remembering this meal so important? 26 As they were eating, … Continue reading
Posted in Bible, Easter week explained, Faith, Holy week, Holy week explained, Jesus, salvation, Saved by Jesus Tagged blood poured out, communion, eucharist, jesus died for us, judas betrayed Jesus, last supper, lords supper, love your enemies, remember me, this is my body broken for you, What is the most important thing? 9 Comments