Speaker: Dr. Jason Atchley
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Two words are often used during the receiving of the elements of the Lord’s Supper, Do This. Jesus tells us to Do This.
What is this?
Do this means to...
1. Prepare Our House
“Get rid of the old yeast that you may be a new batch without yeast—as you really are. For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed. Therefore let us keep the Festival, not with the old yeast, the yeast of malice and wickedness, but with bread without yeast, the bread of sincerity and truth.” (1 Corinthians 5:7-8)
Do this means to…
2. Pause and Examine Our Hearts
The wrong response as a disciple is, “I could NEVER fail the Lord.” Be careful, there may be a rooster around the corner.
Do This means to…
3. Be Prompted to Remember Him
Jesus wasn’t trying to institute some kind of liturgical observance; He was giving us a simple memory lesson.
The bread and cup are symbols, but they represent transformation.
“Blessed are those who are invited to the wedding supper of the Lamb!’” (Revelation 19:9)