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When the Lord brought His people out of Egyptian bondage, He instituted a meal to remind them annually of what He had done. And when the Lord brought His people out of bondage to sin, He instituted a meal to remind them weekly of what He had done. This memorial meal that we share every week is of great significance. So, here are a few personal thoughts on how we take the Lord’s Supper.

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When it comes to communion, or the Lord’s Supper, there is no direct command saying, “Take the Lord’s Supper every first day of the week,” but I still believe it is right and good for Christians to come together every Sunday for the specific purpose of taking the Lord’s Supper. Whether or not you agree, I hope you’ll give me the opportunity to share with you why I believe in taking the Lord’s Supper every Sunday.

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1 Corinthians 11:27 warns Christians not to take the Lord’s Supper “unworthily.” And I’ve known many sincere and well-meaning Christians who have kept themselves from partaking of the Lord’s Supper on a Sunday because they felt particularly “unworthy” that week. But does that passage really mean if you’ve sinned this week you have disqualified yourself from taking the Lord’s Supper on Sunday? What exactly does it mean to eat and drink “unworthily”?

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