Home Church (Communion)
Home Church (part 6)-
"Communion" is defined as the act of sharing, or holding in common; participation. The word "communion" is the Greek word "koinonia" and it means a partnership, participation or social intercourse, fellowship, communion, communication, distribution, contribution or to communicate. Cf. 1 Corinthians 10:16-17
What is communion? It is a fellowship of believers by which they gather together to remember the sacrifice of the LORD Jesus Christ. Cf. 1 Corinthians 11:23-26
Jesus started the tradition of communion in what is called “The Lord’s Supper”. Cf. Matthew 26:26-29; Mark 14:22-25, Luke 22:14-20. Jesus called Himself “the bread of life. Cf. John 6:35,48-51.
Koinonia (Communion) within the 2020 Church (Ekklesia) It more than juice, bread, and confessions. This is communion with God and other believers. Cf. 1 Corinthians 10:16-22, 2 Corinthians 6:14-18, 2 Corinthians 13:11-14. The early Church celebrated Jesus by taking communion, sometimes every day. Cf. Acts 2:42-47 Jesus has complete disrupted communion with His Father – GOD until… Cf. Matthew 26:36-42, Matthew 27:45-46, Mark 15:33-34
Communion is not… Salvation, Freedom to sin again, or a ticket to Heaven. Cf. 1 Corinthians 11:27-31
Communion is not mandatory, but a celebration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ!
Communion is important because it’s a command to remember. “in remembrance of Me." Cf. 1 Corinthians 11:24-25
CAN WE PRAY - Let us examine our ways and test them and let us return to the Lord.
Now, let us celebrate the Gospel of Jesus and “break bread” together as one!