Communion (New Year's Eve Eve)
Matthew 26:26-30 26 And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to the disciples and said, “Take, eat; this is My body.” • Bread - unleavened bread [Feast of Unleavened Bread] and it symbolized the body of Jesus without sin.
27 Then He took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you. 28 For this is My blood of the new covenant, which is shed for many for the remission of sins. • Cup - which held the wine, symbolized the blood that was shed by Jesus on the cross. Cf. Leviticus 17:11; Hebrews 9:22; Hebrews 10:1-7
New Bread - John 6:25-27, 32-35 – he is the bread of life New Wine – John 2:7-11 – water to wine, Cf. Luke 5:33-39
Isaiah 43:19 Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.
Ephesians 2:15 by abolishing the law of commandments expressed in ordinances, that he might create in himself one new man in place of the two, so making peace,
Ephesians 4:24 and to put on the new self, created after the likeness of God in true righteousness and holiness.
2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.
Colossians 3:9-10 9 Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old self with its practices 10 and have put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator.
Revelation 21:5 And he who was seated on the throne said, “Behold, I am making all things new.” Also he said, “Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.”