The Breaking of Bread

January 10, 2016 ()

Bible Text: Acts 4:42 - Part 3 |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church – Jan. 10, 2016 – Worship Service – Alan Conner

Acts 2:42 – Part 3

The Breaking of Bread

 

Intro

A. WHAT DOES IT REFER TO?

1) Lord’s Supper – 1 Cor. 10:16

2) common meal, or agape meal - Mt. 14:19; Lk. 24:30; Acts 27:35

3) both

B. THE NAMES FOR THE LORD’S SUPPER.

1) Lord’s Supper (1 Cor. 11:20) –

2) Eucharist (Mt. 26:26-29)) –

3) Breaking bread (1 Cor. 10:16) –

C. THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE LORD’S SUPPER.

1) A covenant meal (Mt. 26:28; 1 Cor. 11:25).

2) It is a memorial ordinance. “Do this in remembrance of Me.” (1 Cor. 11:24).

3) It is a unifying meal. (1Cor. 10:17).

D. DIFFERING VIEWS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER.

1) Roman Catholic view – transubstantiation.

2) Lutheran view – consubstantiation.

3) Zwingli’s view – remembrance or memorial only.

4) Calvin’s view – spiritual presence.

Possible problems:

What about 1Cor. 10:16

E. REGULATIONS IN CELEBRATING THE LORD’S SUPPER.

1)Who can partake?

2) What about partaking of the LS in “an unworthy manner” (1 Cor. 11:27)?

3) How often?

4) The believers’ responsibility.

a) Consider

b) Confess

c) Contemplate

.Conclusion