This do in remembrance of me” (1 Corinthians 11:24) We are going to spend some time today examining the Lord’s Supper. Do this in remembrance of me: So today is November 11th 2005; and it is good and right that we again remember the men and women who fought in the Great Wars to preserve our freedom. We are going to listen to what the Bible has to say about it through the story of "Feeding the Four Thousand" in Mark 8:1-8. The words are carved into the front of Communion tables across the face of this planet. A Mexican woman called out, "I know I need Jesus!" Dave Johnson Sermon: “Do this in Remembrance of Me” (I Corinthians 11:23-25) Maundy Thursday: April 21, 2011. SEE IMPORTANT COVID-19 GUIDELINES... https://www.gracecorning.org/virus, July 12, 2015 Love and include them, or you're not remembering Christ. endobj Featuring a sermon puts it on the front page of the site and is the most effective way to bring this sermon to the attention of thousands including all mobile platforms + newsletter. In verse 23 Paul reminds them of what the Lord's Supper, communion, is really about. That some of the words and phrases he chose could be inflammatory, such as telling a church that their meetings are doing more harm than good. So discreetly I tried to feel Phil out about how he felt about Karen, and using my highly developed sense of discernment, I could tell he wasn't interested in her. Do This in Remembrance of Me. 7 0 obj Chris Strevel Do This in Remembrance of Me Add a note (optional) Thursday, April 13, 2017 – Maundy Thursday I have a few questions for you that I want you to actually answer, at least with a head nod, okay? To allow the poor or outcast or different among us to leave feeling ashamed and humiliated is to eat the bread and drink the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner and Paul says God is judging the Corinthian church because of their guilt in this. Rarely does it carry the English meaning of something we do mentally. Maybe there's a few here who have never believed in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. x��wTS��Ͻ7��" %�z �;HQ�I�P��&vDF)VdT�G�"cE��b� �P��QDE�݌k �5�ޚ��Y�����g�}׺ P���tX�4�X���\���X��ffG�D���=���HƳ��.�d��,�P&s���"7C$ "—1 Corinthians 11:24. Do this in remembrance of me means to remember how Jesus, on the cross, as his body was pierced by nails and his blood flowed over the wood and to the ground, delivered us from the bondage of our sins. How Jesus saved us by dying for us. Karen really was a one of a kind person, a unique blend of tenderness and outrageous boldness . "Do this in remembrance of Me." We all come on equal footing. Rather in the Bible "memory" and activity go hand in hand. Then I left for Illinois. He is a living Savior who died to save us from our sins, and rose again on the third day never to die again. We have received the power to become children of God. "Not too bad, only 10 people were irreparably damaged by the service. Sermons On The Lord's Supper. It sounds like Paul is worked up, even angry. [ /ICCBased 14 0 R ] The Jews weren't remembering the affliction of their fathers in order to dwell on the affliction, but rather to remember how with a mighty hand God delivered them from that affliction! That's a strong word and a strong accusation. And why is that? "Hey, how was church this week?" And Jesus offers forgiveness and eternal life to anyone who will come to him and believe in him. Is this what Jesus meant when he said do this in remembrance of me? ����>}��?���3e��>DBQR��TI��Jzs_Z����{��?�7Q��&�� �Y��O�F�����޼�G�W4�o�����G�����s��W�#�����|��N There's no way to do that. From the beginning, Jesus designed for the bread and the cup to be eaten and drank in remembrance of Him on a regular basis. They were on the subway and there was a homeless man passed out on the seats, taking up three or four seats. Communion is not communion, Paul says, if you don't see one another as brothers and sisters in Christ, equal and the same in Christ, and extend love and acceptance and a sharing, inclusive welcome to all, regardless of their economic or social status. This sermon is titled “Do This in Remembrance of Me”. "w"�_Kc�`p.V���$���7eو��Q|ݚe�y�2VW�2��}�\�6(��rI�U�ny�Id��o�]Ґ��S%�Z֚_�xP��M�b!i��T����\�jP'i�ˍ�@�sl�D�&n:�mNϚ��%��U_�kƮ("�l�9��V��e�A���E�{��Ό�ľ+�c�/���. It seems, then, that Christians may forget Christ. Often, the importance of memory is the contribution of hindsight to an understanding of an event or person in the past. That's key - that's what the Corinthian church is missing, what they're getting wrong. If Paul had had the Mood Watch feature as he wrote it, no doubt it would have warning him that what he wrote could be interpreted as sounding angry! He had done a little preaching, but never to a subway car in NYC. The main passage for this message is Luke 22:14-30. This passage emphasizes to us two things about the person and work of our Lord "Do this in remembrance of me." Sermon Downloader 2.0 - Free Software to download entire SermonIndex Speaker Archive: Text Sermons : C.H. If there is someone that you are holding something against, confess that to the Lord and ask him for grace to do whatever He is asking you to do. For I received from the Lord that which I also delivered to you: that the Lord Jesus on the same night in which He was betrayed took bread; 24. and when He had given thanks, He broke it and said, "Take, eat; this is My body which is broken for you; do this in remembrance of Me.’’ 25. Share your wine with the poor. O*��?�����f�����`ϳ�g���C/����O�ϩ�+F�F�G�Gό���z����ˌ��ㅿ)����ѫ�~w��gb���k��?Jި�9���m�d���wi獵�ޫ�?�����c�Ǒ��O�O���?w| ��x&mf������ Philosophers and anthropologists have long debated over what makes human beings different from other creatures. Break your bread with the needy. Or more to the point, it's about humiliation. The rich left the Lord's Supper feeling honored and treated as special because of their status, and the poor left the Lord's Supper having been shamed and dishonored because of their poverty. | The words “Do this in remembrance of me” are emblazoned on churches and altars around the world, and are spoken by pastors and priests every time we eat bread and drink wine (or juice) at religious gatherings. 11:24,25). English Español Try It Free Login Language English Español Register Login Sermons All Sermons; We have not the righteousness to earn heaven. Jesus isn't a dead teacher whom we memorialize every Sunday. Communion is a congregational thing, an us thing. Yes, Jesus said it to His disciples at His Table. In the apostle Paul's record of the instituting of the Lord's Supper, twice he has Jesus say "in remembrance of Me" (1 Cor. The apostle Paul tells us in 1 Corinthians 11:23 26 that "The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread, & when He had given thanks, He broke it & said, 'This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me. Rather than honoring God when they gathered, verse 22 says they were despising the church of God by humiliating those who have nothing. It sounds like a great idea. Or it might be the long time members who keep newer members at arm's length. But he shared a passage from Isaiah and shared everything he knew in 5 minutes and then offered to pray for anyone who wanted prayer. Verse 33 says, "so then, my brothers, when you come together to eat, wait for one another ." We love and accept and embrace one another regardless of differences. On Thursday I drove to Harrisburg, PA to be at a memorial service for a dear friend who passed away at the age of 57 after six years of suffering with a debillitating spinal condition. In the same manner He also took the cup after supper, saying, 'This cup is the new covenant in My blood. A sermon given on Remembrance Day (November 11) during a Communion service. We have peace with God. ߏƿ'� Zk�!� $l$T����4Q��Ot"�y�\b)���A�I&N�I�$R$)���TIj"]&=&�!��:dGrY@^O�$� _%�?P�(&OJEB�N9J�@y@yC�R �n�X����ZO�D}J}/G�3���ɭ���k��{%O�חw�_.�'_!J����Q�@�S���V�F��=�IE���b�b�b�b��5�Q%�����O�@��%�!BӥyҸ�M�:�e�0G7��ӓ����� e%e[�(����R�0`�3R��������4�����6�i^��)��*n*|�"�f����LUo�՝�m�O�0j&jaj�j��.��ϧ�w�ϝ_4����갺�z��j���=���U�4�5�n�ɚ��4ǴhZ�Z�Z�^0����Tf%��9�����-�>�ݫ=�c��Xg�N��]�. This is my blood of the new covenant which is shed for you." Featuring a sermon puts it on the front page of the site and is the most effective way to bring this sermon to the attention of thousands including all mobile platforms + newsletter. The word remembrance means much more than recalling something or someone from the past. /F2.0 9 0 R /F4.0 11 0 R /F1.0 8 0 R /F5.1 13 0 R >> >> We do this in obedience to the clear command of Jesus in this passage. �FV>2 u�����/�_$\�B�Cv�< 5]�s.,4�&�y�Ux~xw-bEDCĻH����G��KwF�G�E�GME{E�EK�X,Y��F�Z� �={$vr����K���� The text implies the possibility of forgetfulness concerning him whom gratitude and affection should constrain them to remember. It isn't our ability to build houses: birds and beavers build houses. Do This In Remembrance of Me. Bear with me as a I share a couple memories of this special friend. It's about dignity. << /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text ] /ColorSpace << /Cs1 7 0 R >> /Font << /F3.0 10 0 R This is about getting rid of divisions, not getting rid of differences. The words are quoted and sung. The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, "This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me." This is why Paul says that their meetings are doing more harm than good. "Do This In Remembrance Of Me" Sermon. This do, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of me.' Tony Nester. Speaker: Allen Snapp Series: Letter to a Really Messed up Church, Topic: All of us can think of times (some more than others) when we have forgotten something. and they went and prayed with her and directed her to a church in the city that they knew. When we partake of the unleavened bread, we remember that Christ’s body was cruelly treated and nailed to the cross. In the same way, after supper he took the cup, saying, "This cup is the new covenant in my blood; do this, whenever you drink it, in remembrance of me." endobj There's the story of a Presbyterian preacher who while on vacation visited a little Methodist church in the Pocono mountains of Pennsylvania. 17 0 obj Perhaps the wealthy were able to meet earlier and the poor had to work longer hours because we know that by the time they got there, there was nothing left for them. A sermon based on 1 Corinthians 11:23-29. When God "remembers" His people, it is always accompanied by action - forgiveness, delivering them, visiting them. Featuring a sermon puts it on the front page of the site and is the most effective way to bring this sermon to the attention of thousands including all mobile platforms + newsletter. Have you ever sent an email, only to want to recall that email as soon as you hit the send button? stream It can look a hundred different ways but those who "have" what that particular church esteems can refuse to let those who don't have it come to the table. Please be sure to include the date of the sermon with your request. We all come to Jesus blind and naked and poor because spiritually we have not sight or clothing or wealth. We have the hope of eternal life!! It's about the church being fragmented along the lines of  the "haves" and the "have-nots". stream Rev. 1 Corinthians 11:23-25 As we close, we're going to share in communion together. "Us four and no more" mentality. Or the phrase, "do you despise the church of God?" endobj Remember that time that Jesus walked on water? THIS DO IN REMEMBRANCE OF ME. Today’s message is entitle "Do This in remembrance of me" now these are familiar words to us - they are even engraved on the front of this table. Anniversary Talking about the Pharisees, Jesus really knew how to push their buttons - he always knew just what to say to offend them! We know from archeological research that the typical wealthy home had a dining room called a triclinium that would have room for only about a dozen guests, and so the majority of the guests would eat in the atrium (courtyard) which could seat a much larger group of people. God's solution isn't to try and make everyone the same. 1 Corinthians 11:23-32. And then, at communion we are reminded that we are all "haves" in God's sight: through Christ's atoning death on the cross, we have the complete forgiveness of God. Communion reminds us of God's work for us as a people, not just me as a person. When Jesus took the bread, and took the cup and said, “This is My body which is given for you; do this in remembrance of Me,” (Luke22:19), he was establishing a memorial that the Church was to continue until He returns. endobj We’re going to take a look at the who, what, when, where, why and how of this ordinance of the New Testament church. That is why Jesus said, “This do in remembrance of Me.” And, that is the thought … endobj ��K0ށi���A����B�ZyCAP8�C���@��&�*���CP=�#t�]���� 4�}���a � ��ٰ;G���Dx����J�>���� ,�_“@��FX�DB�X$!k�"��E�����H�q���a���Y��bVa�bJ0՘c�VL�6f3����bձ�X'�?v 6��-�V`�`[����a�;���p~�\2n5��׌���� �&�x�*���s�b|!� Luke 22:14-23. Paul acknowledges that the rich will have more than poor - but he tells them if they're just looking to stuff their faces, do it at home! How Jesus, with a mighty hand, redeemed us back to God! We have not the ability to save ourselves. Alistair Begg helps us to reflect on the meaning and importance of the Lord’s Supper, specifically calling to mind who Christ is, and all that He has done on our behalf. It might be wealthy people in the church don't want anything to do with less fortunate people. 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We look BACKWARD to the cross The Lord’s Supper is a memorial supper, a ceremony of remembrance. Or to ask their forgiveness. So, being an honest friend, I had the difficult task of letting her know that she wasn't on his radar and I recommended that she move on. Passage: 1 Corinthians 11:17–11:34. Not eternal judgment, but physical, temporal judgment that is leaving some weak and ill, and some have even died. 2 0 obj You were being lighthearted when you quickly popped out that one liner, but they read that one liner as angry and abrupt. Don't forget me, think of me, recall a sweet memory from my life when you do this? Alfred Street Baptist Church Worship Service: World Communion WeekendSunday October 6, 2019Alfred Street Baptist Church, Rev. Here's what's happening: in those days the church met in different member's homes, usually the larger homes of the more wealthy church members, and communion back then didn't look like it does now, where we eat a small wafer of bread and a small cup of juice. �-`TY'�0Bo�"�ptv�}�e4'�h&��5�:喣4,��%�2ˀt�:�=����{P:�@��I�.��I�?ǥ�F��̋��ָ@�܅��=s�z�A�潩D�&,]�fM��|��b�$ �Ŝ*��D�e*��D��p��`]Q�4�d���%'�4��[87/�),��7� b,� ���"����l��M�n�A"Ŝ�:kdB"����́;�A�Yw�P_��j�����-IeB�,c�7\��8��+նf��C��M�������{�c��P�eQ���r@�m��5���=6P���B�kU0���;|ئ��3u os�l~hjЉ��E��̏], ����[�*n�7�q�5�=}�)�����="�U��E�{�m \oӍ�/:���Mb �/͠�-�F��\���3, ������z�-F1T"M�6m��ʺ������8�i@���ŬnSv�X%7 What does it mean to remember? Twice Jesus tells us to do it in remembrance of him. Sermon by David Garrison If you have any technical issues regarding the sermon link below, or to request a sermon on CD or DVD, please contact Tim here. endobj endstream Spurgeon : This do in remembrance of Me: Open as PDF It seems then, that Christians may forget Christ! This isn't about charity. In the same way, after supper he took the cup, saying, "This cup is the new covenant in my blood; do this, whenever you drink it, in remembrance of me" 1 Corinthians 11:23-25. 3027 Or it might be those who are socially hip and cool who avoid those who aren't cool enough or hip enough. Might be to share something with them. Featuring a sermon puts it on the front page of the site and is the most effective way to bring this sermon to the attention of thousands including all mobile platforms + newsletter. The end result was that the wealthy would leave the Lord's Supper well fed and a little tipsy from all the wine they drank, and the poor would leave the Lord's Supper hungry and, what's worse, humiliated. Like a two-edged sword, this simple statement of truth sweeps through this audience tonight, and divides it in twain. This section is strongly worded. Jesus left us the sacrament of communion as a way of tangibly remembering him. In the same way, after supper he took the cup, saying, "This cup is the new covenant in my blood; do this, whenever you drink it, in remembrance of me." A young guy asked if anyone wanted a seat, implying that he'd be happy to throw the homeless man off the seats. 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