Lord's Supper


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Lord's Supper

1. Another term for the Last Supper, the last meal that Jesus shared with his disciples before his crucifixion, which Christians believe instituted the sacrament of Eucharist. We celebrate the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday.
2. The sacrament of Eucharist. Now that you've made your First Holy Communion, you can receive the Lord's Supper during Mass.
See also: supper
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Loehe moved beyond a narrowly penitential understanding of the Lord's Supper in part through his interpretation of John 6; see Predigt am 5.
In his teaching on the Lord's Supper, Paul urges the Corinthians not to eat and drink unworthily since some were eating and drinking but displaying a lack of unity.
In the church born again for the post-Christendom era, there will be a return to the apostolic way, not so much because faith communities don't have the resources to pay for clergy but because of the need to reclaim the rightful place of baptism and the Lord's Supper in the faith community.
He wrote as a believer and he wrote for a community in the habit of sharing the Lord's supper.
Marcos Zimmermann's |pictures of modern Welsh Patagonia: left, celebration of the Lord's Supper at Bethel Chapel in Gaiman; above, Ivon Williams opening an irrigation canal on his farm Ty Newidd in Bryn Crwn; right, garden of Ty Caerdydd, a tea house in Gaiman
Bullard, Re-membering the Body: The Lord's Supper and Ecclesial Unity in the Free Church Traditions.
The Eucharist (also called Holy Communion, the Lord's Supper, and other names) is a rite considered by most Christian churches to be a sacrament.
00pm will be led by Muriel Stonehewer and will include the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper and items by Chapel Voices.
Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper and procession to the Repository, with choir: 7 p.
Peter's Basilica, and in the afternoon celebrated the mass of the Lord's Supper at 5:30--not in St.
This translation, the fourth volume (out of five) of Albrecht Peters' (1924-1987) theological commentary on Luther's catechisms, deals with Baptism and the Lord's Supper.
The Introduction, "Desiring Sacraments and Reading Real Presence in Seventeenth-Century Religious Poetry," positions The Lord's Supper for investigation because the ceremony itself insists on a "Real Presence in the elements" of the sacraments, and because of the event's ties to "controversies surrounding the operation of metaphor, signification, and words in general" (3).
From definitions of what is the gospel to the basis for justification and the history of baptism and the lord's supper, THE GOSPEL AS CENTER draws invaluable links between gospel and church practice and is key for any Christian ministry
Peter's Basilica, the other the Mass of the Lord's Supper in St.
Thus, Dorothea Wendebourg's study on the memorial aspect of the Lord's Supper in key reformers, for example, or Thomas Kaufmann's detailed study on the Strassburg theologians and the Lord's Supper, are missing.