Do This in Rememberence

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1 Corinthians 11:23-26 - For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you: 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.” 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.” For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes.

The Apostle Paul certainly gives us wonderful instructions concerning the Lord's Supper. He describes that we must do it worthily. Recognizing that we are all unworthy, we understand it is only because of God’s grace and mercy we have become worthy. Worthily describes the manner in which we ought to approach the Lord’s Supper. That we are to be reverent, to never let it become ritual, trite, or habitual. This is our Lord’s dying instruction: to remember and to never forget how he suffered in ignorance, hung on a cross, and died. As many in the United States recently celebrated Veteran’s Day to remember those who died for a cause, likewise on the Lord’s day we must remember our Lord’s sacrifice - worthily - though the Lord’s Supper.