Focus on Communion

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In verse 26 Paul reminds us that when we share bread and wine together we are telling each other that Jesus died. But he also reminds us that one day Jesus will return and we won’t need to remember him in this way any longer. How do these two realities – one in the past […]

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In verse 25 Jesus speaks about a “new covenant” he is bringing into existence – a new relationship between God and humanity made possible through his death on the cross. What does it mean to you to have the opportunity to live in such a relationship with God today? What difference is it making in […]

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Jesus speaks of giving his body for his followers, of pouring out his blood for them (Luke 22:19-20) and they respond by arguing who should be seen as the greatest. Jesus is speaking about the greatest act of self-sacrifice and his disciples miss the point completely. How do you respond to the willing, self-giving, love […]

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Jesus, looking ahead to his death, says that it had been predicted that he would need to die. What does it mean to you that God’s love for you, God’s plan for the world, meant that he was willing to send His own Son to suffer and die for us all? Reading: Mark 14:17-26 Questions […]

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Just before he died Jesus shared a special meal with his followers and commanded them to remember him, and his sacrifice, by sharing bread and wine together – symbols that speak of his sacrifice on the cross for us. What do these symbols, what does his sacrifice, mean to you today? Reading: Matthew 26:17-30 Questions […]