�ݫ=�c��Xg�N��]�. The passage we read this morning is one of the most emotionally charged passages in 1 Cor. Om����x�������O�E�6�w�ͶE�Ȳ(��(���=m%},�e��DdF�Wu���ROU�7�+�8��LJ�!���� ��j~���:���� ^���ϮZ�r��>ݸD�YT4/�kY7�):�5ɲ)��\�N�0�cWd���X-^���|n�7� ���n��p�q ��>��J����w�Zˆ��7�Q�-�(qC?�_a��̈́�X�\ ���9���\RQR���بj_�V�K��9����MVՀo}{�7H�!��v��Qٯ��&02�a��W�iTNX�UM*�uk���r��[��jF� 3X�����c0���HL����kk:�ni�9x������A��2V! | 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$ To do this in remembrance of Christ means we take action - action that looks a lot like Jesus. 1 Corinthians 11:23-32. But is this what Jesus means by "do this in remembrance of me"? This do, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of me.' We’re going to take a look at the who, what, when, where, why and how of this ordinance of the New Testament church. endstream "Us four and no more" mentality. 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. endobj This do in remembrance of me” (1 Corinthians 11:24) We are going to spend some time today examining the Lord’s Supper. 1 Corinthians 11:23-25 Verse 33 says, "so then, my brothers, when you come together to eat, wait for one another ." Ⱦ�h���s�2z���\�n�LA"S���dr%�,�߄l��t� endobj 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. It's about dignity. Communion reminds us of God's work for us as a people, not just me as a person. How Jesus, with a mighty hand, redeemed us back to God! A sermon given on Remembrance Day (November 11) during a Communion service. For I received from the Lord what I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it, and said, “This is my body which is for you. Luke 22:19-20. Spurgeon : This do in remembrance of Me: Open as PDF It seems then, that Christians may forget Christ! << /Length 15 0 R /N 3 /Alternate /DeviceRGB /Filter /FlateDecode >> 1. 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. We do this in obedience to the clear command of Jesus in this passage. Preachers are always on the look out for ideas they can use in their own messages. E�6��S��2����)2�12� ��"�įl���+�ɘ�&�Y��4���Pޚ%ᣌ�\�%�g�|e�TI� ��(����L 0�_��&�l�2E�� ��9�r��9h� x�g��Ib�טi���f��S�b1+��M�xL����0��o�E%Ym�h�����Y��h����~S�=�z�U�&�ϞA��Y�l�/� �$Z����U �m@��O� � �ޜ��l^���'���ls�k.+�7���oʿ�9�����V;�?�#I3eE妧�KD����d�����9i���,�����UQ� ��h��6'~�khu_ }�9P�I�o= C#$n?z}�[1 They're faithfully remembering to take communion, but they aren't doing it in remembrance of Christ. So much for my highly developed sense of discernment. The problem was the wealthy members of the church weren't sharing their abundance with the poor members of the church. Bear with me as a I share a couple memories of this special friend. Rev. Unfortunately the church today isn't immune to fragmenting into different types of  "haves" and "have-nots". The words are carved into the front of Communion tables across the face of this planet. “This do in remembrance of me.” If you know nothing of a person; if you have had no acquaintance with him, you cannot remember him. endobj It sounds like Paul is worked up, even angry. The bittersweet reminiscences of a departed loved one? From the beginning, Jesus designed for the bread and the cup to be eaten and drank in remembrance of Him on a regular basis. Rarely does it carry the English meaning of something we do mentally. 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. Attendance at the Lord’s Supper is the Christian’s … The Lord’s Supper is … That's the primary issue here - it's not primarily about charity or caring for the needs of the poor (other places in the Bible speak to that). 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. SERMON TEXT: 1 Corinthians 11:23-29. q�r�o�*MX���m�tfc�m�6%E`�{���Q���u�B�?a����O� One more story: Phil and Karen were engaged to be married and for some reason had to take a trip into NYC. But you don't have a living relationship with Jesus. All this week I've been remembering different and special memories of Karen. A month later I got a letter from Karen - Phil had asked her to marry him! Don't forget me, think of me, recall a sweet memory from my life when you do this? He did this to save us and redeem us and to form us into a people - God's people! That's never a good thing for a church to hear. Then Jesus took the third of four cups of wine that Jews drank at the Passover feast - the third cup representing God's redemption of His people, and Jesus said, this is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins. 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. He is a living Savior who died to save us from our sins, and rose again on the third day never to die again. 11:24,25). We have the hope of eternal life!! No, it means something very different than that. Mood Watch would be warning him about that line. THIS DO IN REMEMBRANCE OF ME. Talking about the Pharisees, Jesus really knew how to push their buttons - he always knew just what to say to offend them! Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of me.” For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord's death until he comes. Karen really was a one of a kind person, a unique blend of tenderness and outrageous boldness . �K=:e�kC�Vh�������泫C45�9���A�ZM1��X�f�T�r����3���^�0�1�5���q�T3&�iC�Fࣙ} 7=�b In this passage five times Paul says the phrase, when you come together…this is about their sharing the Lord's Supper together when they gather as a church. Yes, Jesus said it to His disciples at His Table. 17 0 obj When we partake of the unleavened bread, we remember that Christ’s body was cruelly treated and nailed to the cross. "Do this in remembrance of me." Might be to share something with them. 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. "This Do in Remembrance of Me", August 16, David Garrison (about 23 minutes) NOTE: … They didn't see the twinkle in your eye as you wrote it. When God "remembers" His people, it is always accompanied by action - forgiveness, delivering them, visiting them. You might have heard about him all your life, gone to Sunday School, maybe go to church. [ /ICCBased 14 0 R ] "Do This In Remembrance Of Me" Sermon. He had done a little preaching, but never to a subway car in NYC. endobj 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. Have you ever sent an email, only to want to recall that email as soon as you hit the send button? /F2.0 9 0 R /F4.0 11 0 R /F1.0 8 0 R /F5.1 13 0 R >> >> How Jesus saved us by dying for us. 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. Dave Johnson Sermon: “Do this in Remembrance of Me” (I Corinthians 11:23-25) Maundy Thursday: April 21, 2011. But Paul would have hit send without changing a word because 1) he was worked up and 2) he wanted the Corinthian church to know it. The answer comes in verse 26. Open our hearts to one another. 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. Anniversary We have the righteousness of Christ. Philosophers and anthropologists have long debated over what makes human beings different from other creatures. 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. and they went and prayed with her and directed her to a church in the city that they knew. Do this in remembrance of Me.’” Amen, and thus ends this reading of God’s holy, inspired, and inerrant Word. There's no way to do that. You meant this but they interpreted it to mean that. 2 0 obj 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." We don't just eat and drink communion and then live in a way that contradicts everything that we declare in communion. Communion is a congregational thing, an us thing. �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���� One more thing about the word "remembrance" in the Bible. In the same manner He also took the cup after supper, saying, 'This cup is the new covenant in My blood. Or it might be the long time members who keep newer members at arm's length. Alex A. Gondola, Jr. Come As You Are. << /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text ] /ColorSpace << /Cs1 7 0 R >> /Font << /F3.0 10 0 R Please be sure to include the date of the sermon with your request. Or the phrase, "do you despise the church of God?" The word remembrance means much more than recalling something or someone from the past. Children's Sermon on the Last Supper ... "This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me." Use the In Remembrance Of Me Decoder as a fun activity for your next children's sermon. This is my blood of the new covenant which is shed for you." This is why Paul says that their meetings are doing more harm than good. 5 0 obj Communion reminds us that the ground is level at the cross. It isn't our ability to build houses: birds and beavers build houses. 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. They were on the subway and there was a homeless man passed out on the seats, taking up three or four seats. Sermons On The Lord's Supper. Do This in Remembrance of Me. "Do this in remembrance of Me." The first communion was with the 12 apostles, one of whom betrayed Jesus and left before the final moments of communion. And Jesus offers forgiveness and eternal life to anyone who will come to him and believe in him. In that day, the Lord's Supper was incorporated into a fellowship meal (just as the first communion was a part of a meal that Jesus and his 12 disciples ate together) and everyone would bring what they could to contribute to the meal. And much of this harm and despising is happening at the very point where the opposite is supposed to take place: it's occurring during the Lord's Supper or communion. Add a note (optional) 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. 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. We have not the power to deliver ourselves from sin and Satan. Rather than honoring God when they gathered, verse 22 says they were despising the church of God by humiliating those who have nothing. "w"�_Kc�`p.V���$���7eو��Q|ݚe�y�2VW�2��}�\�6(��rI�U�ny�Id��o�]Ґ��S%�Z֚_�xP��M�b!i��T����\�jP'i�ˍ�@�sl�D�&n:�mNϚ��%��U_�kƮ("�l�9��V��e�A���E�{��Ό�ľ+�c�/���. If Paul had had the Mood Watch feature as he wrote it, no doubt it would have warning him that what he wrote could be interpreted as sounding angry! As human beings we tend to be forgetful. And that word us is vital. They were remembering God's saving power on their behalf andso at that point when Jesus took the bread and said, this is my body which is broken for you that's what Jesus means: remember how God wrought a mighty deliverance for you through the afflictions that I suffered for you. '. Phil was 19 years old, Karen was 22 years old. Not eternal judgment, but physical, temporal judgment that is leaving some weak and ill, and some have even died. Mailing Address: PO Box 12, Corning, NY 14830, Location: 580 West Water Street, Painted Post, NY 14870 | (607) 654-7755, © 2021 Grace Community Church. We have peace with God. Does it sound familiar? in vs. 22. 3027 Twice Jesus tells us to do it in remembrance of him. Remember when he healed the blind man and then that poor guy got into so much trouble with the Pharisees for giving Jesus credit for healing him? That's a strong word and a strong accusation. A young guy asked if anyone wanted a seat, implying that he'd be happy to throw the homeless man off the seats. 2612 Perhaps the wealthy were able to meet earlier and the poor had to work longer hours because we know that by the time they got there, there was nothing left for them. Love one another, regardless of differences or preferences. It was sometime around 1982 and I was leaving Long Island to move to Illinois but before I left I was scheduled to go out to dinner with a young man in her church named Phil that she had grown to really care for and she asked me if I would pump him to see if he felt the same way about her. ��K0ށi���A����B�ZyCAP8�C���@��&�*���CP=�#t�]���� 4�}���a � ��ٰ;G���Dx����J�>���� ,�_“@��FX�DB�X$!k�"��E�����H�q���a���Y��bVa�bJ0՘c�VL�6f3����bձ�X'�?v 6��-�V`�`[����a�;���p~�\2n5��׌���� �&�x�*���s�b|!� More than anything else, the Lord’s Supper service is a time of remembrance. �-`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 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. English Español Try It Free Login Language English Español Register Login Sermons All Sermons; Jesus isn't a dead teacher whom we memorialize every Sunday. A1�v�jp ԁz�N�6p\W� p�G@ Remember that time that Jesus walked on water? stream 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. It sounds like a great idea. We all come on equal footing. Do This In Remembrance of Me. Love and include them, or you're not remembering Christ. 4�.0,` �3p� ��H�.Hi@�A>� In Remembrance Of Me In this message, we shall consider the things concerning the Lord Jesus Christ that we must always remember, namely: God’s PROMISE, God’s PROVISION, and God’s PLAN. Chris Strevel Do This in Remembrance of Me Have you have ever written or received an email that tried to deal with an emotionally charged situation? That's truly doing communion in remembrance of Jesus. Speaker: Allen Snapp Series: Letter to a Really Messed up Church, Topic: This isn't about charity. 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 verse 23 Paul reminds them of what the Lord's Supper, communion, is really about. Or to ask their forgiveness. The text implies the possibility of forgetfulness concerning him whom gratitude and affection should constrain them to remember. x�Zے��}�Wt޸Uk�;�%嬢D)��[�JYy �!��ĬP���y����Ӄ�倳Y�� Man, he really had us going with that one - Andrew thought he was a ghost! Maybe there's a few here who have never believed in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. This section is strongly worded. 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! �镞f�O���B���.�~�X4� What does Jesus mean when he says "do this in remembrance of me"? 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. 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. We have received the power to become children of God. The main passage for this message is Luke 22:14-30. endobj 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. 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. And why is that? Powered by Church Plant Media, Christianity Stands or Falls on the Resurrection. ��x� 5TS��3� j�sOd�ײI�J-~O����i�LJ��W��Ý�/P���5�A�= i;�c����1 -�]�K����Ӻ���~Yw%�]�yY�`��#P�-�טu�;,^�]%8�Η�~�����+�Kb.�|���˼m^5��Q��-�+�N�������B>��4�5C �t:&G{�N����sPȯi����/�o]3��X}�1�,_�Kl�[�1� 7�^��p���,Z\�����ק�(���F�J�Ip��#��>�)j�U�V�L���6��ռI����!G��?�L�|LI�Kc}?-³�)�4�e��09�~��K}� 23. Often, the importance of memory is the contribution of hindsight to an understanding of an event or person in the past. We all come to Jesus blind and naked and poor because spiritually we have not sight or clothing or wealth. ����>}��?���3e��>DBQR��TI��Jzs_Z����{��?�7Q��&�� �Y��O�F�����޼�G�W4�o�����G�����s��W�#�����|��N How Jesus saved us by dying for us. Do this in remembrance of Me'" (Luke 22:19). We all come to Christ as "have-nots" or we don't come to Christ at all. ��.3\����r���Ϯ�_�Yq*���©�L��_�w�ד������+��]�e�������D��]�cI�II�OA��u�_�䩔���)3�ѩ�i�����B%a��+]3='�/�4�0C��i��U�@ёL(sYf����L�H�$�%�Y�j��gGe��Q�����n�����~5f5wug�v����5�k��֮\۹Nw]������m mH���Fˍe�n���Q�Q��`h����B�BQ�-�[l�ll��f��jۗ"^��b���O%ܒ��Y}W�����������w�vw����X�bY^�Ю�]�����W�Va[q`i�d��2���J�jGէ������{�����׿�m���>���Pk�Am�a�����꺿g_D�H��G�G��u�;��7�7�6�Ʊ�q�o���C{��P3���8!9������-?��|������gKϑ���9�w~�Bƅ��:Wt>���ҝ����ˁ��^�r�۽��U��g�9];}�}��������_�~i��m��p���㭎�}��]�/���}������.�{�^�=�}����^?�z8�h�c��' Then, what does He want us to remember at His Table? Do this in remembrance of me.” In the same way also he took the cup, after supper, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood. For as often as you eat this bread and drink this cup, 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 Lord will lead you if you ask Him to. do this in remembrance of Me.' Might be simply to love them and not avoid them. May He write its eternal truth upon all our hearts. Rather in the Bible "memory" and activity go hand in hand. Phil told his side of the story at her funeral. There's the story of a Presbyterian preacher who while on vacation visited a little Methodist church in the Pocono mountains of Pennsylvania. What does it mean to remember? 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. 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������ Or it might be those who are socially hip and cool who avoid those who aren't cool enough or hip enough. We have the Holy Spirit given to us as a seal that we belong to God. Jesus left us the sacrament of communion as a way of tangibly remembering him. Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of me’” (1 Corinthians 11:23–25). Their church services are doing real harm and damage, to the point that they are in danger of despising God's church and Paul loves them enough to be straight with them. This sermon is titled “Do This in Remembrance of Me”. Tony Nester. Then I left for Illinois. "Hey, how was church this week?" And that word us is vital. You were being lighthearted when you quickly popped out that one liner, but they read that one liner as angry and abrupt. "This do in remembrance of me. Or to tell a church that the reason many in the church are sick and dying is because God is judging them - Mood Watch would definitely be flagging that. 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. 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. We remember that Jesus loved his people enough to die for them (us) and that leads to our taking action to love each other in that same way. 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. It's about the church being fragmented along the lines of  the "haves" and the "have-nots". So to help people avoid sending unintentionally inflammatory emails, one email client has come up with a feature called "Mood Watch". If I were to leave Grace this spring and you were to get a new pastor right away… It might be wealthy people in the church don't want anything to do with less fortunate people. Have you ever received an email that left you wondering if the person who sent the email was angry or offended with you? As we close, we're going to share in communion together. 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. The words, "Do this in remembrance of me," are well known to everyone. How Jesus, with a mighty hand, redeemed us back to God! 6 0 obj A Mexican woman called out, "I know I need Jesus!" stream endobj Like a two-edged sword, this simple statement of truth sweeps through this audience tonight, and divides it in twain. 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. Phil was shocked. If so, you've probably learned the hard way that email is uniquely susceptible to being misinterpreted and misunderstood. As Jesus ate that last Passover meal with his disciples they came to the point in the meal when every year the Jews would take the bread and say, This is the bread of affliction which our ancestors ate in the land of Egypt. 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." 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. I remembered the time Karen came to me and asked me to do a favor. (1 Corinthians 11:23-26 ESV). Use the In Remembrance Of Me Decoder as a fun activity for your next children's sermon. We are at the Lord’s Table to remember Jesus and to look forward to his return. Mood Watch monitors your emails as you write them and warns you when something you write is potentially offensive or inflammatory. We look BACKWARD to the cross The Lord’s Supper is a memorial supper, a ceremony of remembrance. That's down from last week." << /Length 18 0 R /Filter /FlateDecode >> >> Then she stood up and said in a loud voice to the entire subway car, "all of us, like this man, need Jesus, and my boyfriend is going to tell you how you can be saved!" 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. A sermon based on 1 Corinthians 11:23-29. All of us can think of times (some more than others) when we have forgotten something. The words are quoted and sung. The sermon was given by Pastor Dan Trepanier on May 10th, 2020. I've been recalling many, many memories of my friend this week. "Not too bad, only 10 people were irreparably damaged by the service. Henry Mahan In Remembrance of Me 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! Might be to forgive. 15 0 obj The cool and the not-cool. In the church, when at the Lord's table, when celebrating communion, bring everyone together and share and share alike. Break your bread with the needy. Do this in remembrance of me reminds us not only of our relationship with Jesus, but of our relationship with each other. Share your wine with the poor. We have not the righteousness to earn heaven. 7 0 obj It seems, then, that Christians may forget Christ. Or more to the point, it's about humiliation. May we rather suffer shame ourselves than allow a brother or sister to be deliberately shamed by their worship time with us. Luke 22:14-23. Is this what Jesus meant when he said do this in remembrance of me? Before Phil knew what was happening, Karen was beside the homeless man, kneeling next to him and praying over him. 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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. endobj This do in remembrance of me” (1 Corinthians 11:24) We are going to spend some time today examining the Lord’s Supper. 1 Corinthians 11:23-25 Verse 33 says, "so then, my brothers, when you come together to eat, wait for one another ." Ⱦ�h���s�2z���\�n�LA"S���dr%�,�߄l��t� endobj 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. It's about dignity. Communion reminds us of God's work for us as a people, not just me as a person. How Jesus, with a mighty hand, redeemed us back to God! A sermon given on Remembrance Day (November 11) during a Communion service. For I received from the Lord what I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it, and said, “This is my body which is for you. Luke 22:19-20. Spurgeon : This do in remembrance of Me: Open as PDF It seems then, that Christians may forget Christ! << /Length 15 0 R /N 3 /Alternate /DeviceRGB /Filter /FlateDecode >> 1. 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. We do this in obedience to the clear command of Jesus in this passage. Preachers are always on the look out for ideas they can use in their own messages. 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The words are carved into the front of Communion tables across the face of this planet. “This do in remembrance of me.” If you know nothing of a person; if you have had no acquaintance with him, you cannot remember him. endobj It sounds like Paul is worked up, even angry. The bittersweet reminiscences of a departed loved one? From the beginning, Jesus designed for the bread and the cup to be eaten and drank in remembrance of Him on a regular basis. Rarely does it carry the English meaning of something we do mentally. 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. Attendance at the Lord’s Supper is the Christian’s … The Lord’s Supper is … That's the primary issue here - it's not primarily about charity or caring for the needs of the poor (other places in the Bible speak to that). 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. SERMON TEXT: 1 Corinthians 11:23-29. q�r�o�*MX���m�tfc�m�6%E`�{���Q���u�B�?a����O� One more story: Phil and Karen were engaged to be married and for some reason had to take a trip into NYC. But you don't have a living relationship with Jesus. All this week I've been remembering different and special memories of Karen. A month later I got a letter from Karen - Phil had asked her to marry him! Don't forget me, think of me, recall a sweet memory from my life when you do this? He did this to save us and redeem us and to form us into a people - God's people! That's never a good thing for a church to hear. Then Jesus took the third of four cups of wine that Jews drank at the Passover feast - the third cup representing God's redemption of His people, and Jesus said, this is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins. 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. He is a living Savior who died to save us from our sins, and rose again on the third day never to die again. 11:24,25). We have the hope of eternal life!! No, it means something very different than that. Mood Watch would be warning him about that line. THIS DO IN REMEMBRANCE OF ME. Talking about the Pharisees, Jesus really knew how to push their buttons - he always knew just what to say to offend them! Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of me.” For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord's death until he comes. Karen really was a one of a kind person, a unique blend of tenderness and outrageous boldness . �K=:e�kC�Vh�������泫C45�9���A�ZM1��X�f�T�r����3���^�0�1�5���q�T3&�iC�Fࣙ} 7=�b In this passage five times Paul says the phrase, when you come together…this is about their sharing the Lord's Supper together when they gather as a church. Yes, Jesus said it to His disciples at His Table. 17 0 obj When we partake of the unleavened bread, we remember that Christ’s body was cruelly treated and nailed to the cross. "Do this in remembrance of me." Might be to share something with them. 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. "This Do in Remembrance of Me", August 16, David Garrison (about 23 minutes) NOTE: … They didn't see the twinkle in your eye as you wrote it. When God "remembers" His people, it is always accompanied by action - forgiveness, delivering them, visiting them. You might have heard about him all your life, gone to Sunday School, maybe go to church. [ /ICCBased 14 0 R ] "Do This In Remembrance Of Me" Sermon. He had done a little preaching, but never to a subway car in NYC. endobj 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. Have you ever sent an email, only to want to recall that email as soon as you hit the send button? /F2.0 9 0 R /F4.0 11 0 R /F1.0 8 0 R /F5.1 13 0 R >> >> How Jesus saved us by dying for us. 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. Dave Johnson Sermon: “Do this in Remembrance of Me” (I Corinthians 11:23-25) Maundy Thursday: April 21, 2011. But Paul would have hit send without changing a word because 1) he was worked up and 2) he wanted the Corinthian church to know it. The answer comes in verse 26. Open our hearts to one another. 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. Anniversary We have the righteousness of Christ. Philosophers and anthropologists have long debated over what makes human beings different from other creatures. 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. and they went and prayed with her and directed her to a church in the city that they knew. Do this in remembrance of Me.’” Amen, and thus ends this reading of God’s holy, inspired, and inerrant Word. There's no way to do that. You meant this but they interpreted it to mean that. 2 0 obj 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." We don't just eat and drink communion and then live in a way that contradicts everything that we declare in communion. Communion is a congregational thing, an us thing. �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���� One more thing about the word "remembrance" in the Bible. In the same manner He also took the cup after supper, saying, 'This cup is the new covenant in My blood. Or it might be the long time members who keep newer members at arm's length. Alex A. Gondola, Jr. Come As You Are. << /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text ] /ColorSpace << /Cs1 7 0 R >> /Font << /F3.0 10 0 R Please be sure to include the date of the sermon with your request. Or the phrase, "do you despise the church of God?" The word remembrance means much more than recalling something or someone from the past. Children's Sermon on the Last Supper ... "This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me." Use the In Remembrance Of Me Decoder as a fun activity for your next children's sermon. This is my blood of the new covenant which is shed for you." This is why Paul says that their meetings are doing more harm than good. 5 0 obj Communion reminds us that the ground is level at the cross. It isn't our ability to build houses: birds and beavers build houses. 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. They were on the subway and there was a homeless man passed out on the seats, taking up three or four seats. Sermons On The Lord's Supper. Do This in Remembrance of Me. "Do this in remembrance of Me." The first communion was with the 12 apostles, one of whom betrayed Jesus and left before the final moments of communion. And Jesus offers forgiveness and eternal life to anyone who will come to him and believe in him. In that day, the Lord's Supper was incorporated into a fellowship meal (just as the first communion was a part of a meal that Jesus and his 12 disciples ate together) and everyone would bring what they could to contribute to the meal. And much of this harm and despising is happening at the very point where the opposite is supposed to take place: it's occurring during the Lord's Supper or communion. Add a note (optional) 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. 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. We have not the power to deliver ourselves from sin and Satan. Rather than honoring God when they gathered, verse 22 says they were despising the church of God by humiliating those who have nothing. "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�/���. 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! As human beings we tend to be forgetful. And that word us is vital. They were remembering God's saving power on their behalf andso at that point when Jesus took the bread and said, this is my body which is broken for you that's what Jesus means: remember how God wrought a mighty deliverance for you through the afflictions that I suffered for you. '. Phil was 19 years old, Karen was 22 years old. Not eternal judgment, but physical, temporal judgment that is leaving some weak and ill, and some have even died. Mailing Address: PO Box 12, Corning, NY 14830, Location: 580 West Water Street, Painted Post, NY 14870 | (607) 654-7755, © 2021 Grace Community Church. We have peace with God. Does it sound familiar? in vs. 22. 3027 Twice Jesus tells us to do it in remembrance of him. Remember when he healed the blind man and then that poor guy got into so much trouble with the Pharisees for giving Jesus credit for healing him? That's a strong word and a strong accusation. A young guy asked if anyone wanted a seat, implying that he'd be happy to throw the homeless man off the seats. 2612 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. Love one another, regardless of differences or preferences. It was sometime around 1982 and I was leaving Long Island to move to Illinois but before I left I was scheduled to go out to dinner with a young man in her church named Phil that she had grown to really care for and she asked me if I would pump him to see if he felt the same way about her. ��K0ށi���A����B�ZyCAP8�C���@��&�*���CP=�#t�]���� 4�}���a � ��ٰ;G���Dx����J�>���� ,�_“@��FX�DB�X$!k�"��E�����H�q���a���Y��bVa�bJ0՘c�VL�6f3����bձ�X'�?v 6��-�V`�`[����a�;���p~�\2n5��׌���� �&�x�*���s�b|!� More than anything else, the Lord’s Supper service is a time of remembrance. �-`TY'�0Bo�"�ptv�}�e4'�h&��5�:喣4,��%�2ˀt�:�=����{P:�@��I�.��I�?ǥ�F��̋��ָ@�܅��=s�z�A�潩D�&,]�fM��|��b�$ �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 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. English Español Try It Free Login Language English Español Register Login Sermons All Sermons; Jesus isn't a dead teacher whom we memorialize every Sunday. A1�v�jp ԁz�N�6p\W� p�G@ Remember that time that Jesus walked on water? stream 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. It sounds like a great idea. We all come on equal footing. Do This In Remembrance of Me. Love and include them, or you're not remembering Christ. 4�.0,` �3p� ��H�.Hi@�A>� In Remembrance Of Me In this message, we shall consider the things concerning the Lord Jesus Christ that we must always remember, namely: God’s PROMISE, God’s PROVISION, and God’s PLAN. Chris Strevel Do This in Remembrance of Me Have you have ever written or received an email that tried to deal with an emotionally charged situation? That's truly doing communion in remembrance of Jesus. Speaker: Allen Snapp Series: Letter to a Really Messed up Church, Topic: This isn't about charity. 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 verse 23 Paul reminds them of what the Lord's Supper, communion, is really about. Or to ask their forgiveness. The text implies the possibility of forgetfulness concerning him whom gratitude and affection should constrain them to remember. x�Zے��}�Wt޸Uk�;�%嬢D)��[�JYy �!��ĬP���y����Ӄ�倳Y�� Man, he really had us going with that one - Andrew thought he was a ghost! Maybe there's a few here who have never believed in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. This section is strongly worded. 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! �镞f�O���B���.�~�X4� What does Jesus mean when he says "do this in remembrance of me"? 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. 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. We have received the power to become children of God. The main passage for this message is Luke 22:14-30. endobj 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. 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. And why is that? Powered by Church Plant Media, Christianity Stands or Falls on the Resurrection. ��x� 5TS��3� j�sOd�ײI�J-~O����i�LJ��W��Ý�/P���5�A�= i;�c����1 -�]�K����Ӻ���~Yw%�]�yY�`��#P�-�טu�;,^�]%8�Η�~�����+�Kb.�|���˼m^5��Q��-�+�N�������B>��4�5C �t:&G{�N����sPȯi����/�o]3��X}�1�,_�Kl�[�1� 7�^��p���,Z\�����ק�(���F�J�Ip��#��>�)j�U�V�L���6��ռI����!G��?�L�|LI�Kc}?-³�)�4�e��09�~��K}� 23. Often, the importance of memory is the contribution of hindsight to an understanding of an event or person in the past. We all come to Jesus blind and naked and poor because spiritually we have not sight or clothing or wealth. ����>}��?���3e��>DBQR��TI��Jzs_Z����{��?�7Q��&�� �Y��O�F�����޼�G�W4�o�����G�����s��W�#�����|��N How Jesus saved us by dying for us. Do this in remembrance of Me'" (Luke 22:19). We all come to Christ as "have-nots" or we don't come to Christ at all. ��.3\����r���Ϯ�_�Yq*���©�L��_�w�ד������+��]�e�������D��]�cI�II�OA��u�_�䩔���)3�ѩ�i�����B%a��+]3='�/�4�0C��i��U�@ёL(sYf����L�H�$�%�Y�j��gGe��Q�����n�����~5f5wug�v����5�k��֮\۹Nw]������m mH���Fˍe�n���Q�Q��`h����B�BQ�-�[l�ll��f��jۗ"^��b���O%ܒ��Y}W�����������w�vw����X�bY^�Ю�]�����W�Va[q`i�d��2���J�jGէ������{�����׿�m���>���Pk�Am�a�����꺿g_D�H��G�G��u�;��7�7�6�Ʊ�q�o���C{��P3���8!9������-?��|������gKϑ���9�w~�Bƅ��:Wt>���ҝ����ˁ��^�r�۽��U��g�9];}�}��������_�~i��m��p���㭎�}��]�/���}������.�{�^�=�}����^?�z8�h�c��' Then, what does He want us to remember at His Table? Do this in remembrance of me.” In the same way also he took the cup, after supper, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood. For as often as you eat this bread and drink this cup, 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 Lord will lead you if you ask Him to. do this in remembrance of Me.' Might be simply to love them and not avoid them. May He write its eternal truth upon all our hearts. Rather in the Bible "memory" and activity go hand in hand. Phil told his side of the story at her funeral. There's the story of a Presbyterian preacher who while on vacation visited a little Methodist church in the Pocono mountains of Pennsylvania. What does it mean to remember? 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. 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������ Or it might be those who are socially hip and cool who avoid those who aren't cool enough or hip enough. We have the Holy Spirit given to us as a seal that we belong to God. Jesus left us the sacrament of communion as a way of tangibly remembering him. Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of me’” (1 Corinthians 11:23–25). Their church services are doing real harm and damage, to the point that they are in danger of despising God's church and Paul loves them enough to be straight with them. This sermon is titled “Do This in Remembrance of Me”. Tony Nester. Then I left for Illinois. "Hey, how was church this week?" And that word us is vital. You were being lighthearted when you quickly popped out that one liner, but they read that one liner as angry and abrupt. "This do in remembrance of me. Or to tell a church that the reason many in the church are sick and dying is because God is judging them - Mood Watch would definitely be flagging that. 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. 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. We remember that Jesus loved his people enough to die for them (us) and that leads to our taking action to love each other in that same way. 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. It's about the church being fragmented along the lines of  the "haves" and the "have-nots". So to help people avoid sending unintentionally inflammatory emails, one email client has come up with a feature called "Mood Watch". If I were to leave Grace this spring and you were to get a new pastor right away… It might be wealthy people in the church don't want anything to do with less fortunate people. Have you ever received an email that left you wondering if the person who sent the email was angry or offended with you? As we close, we're going to share in communion together. 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. The words, "Do this in remembrance of me," are well known to everyone. How Jesus, with a mighty hand, redeemed us back to God! 6 0 obj A Mexican woman called out, "I know I need Jesus!" stream endobj Like a two-edged sword, this simple statement of truth sweeps through this audience tonight, and divides it in twain. 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. Phil was shocked. If so, you've probably learned the hard way that email is uniquely susceptible to being misinterpreted and misunderstood. As Jesus ate that last Passover meal with his disciples they came to the point in the meal when every year the Jews would take the bread and say, This is the bread of affliction which our ancestors ate in the land of Egypt. 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." 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. I remembered the time Karen came to me and asked me to do a favor. (1 Corinthians 11:23-26 ESV). Use the In Remembrance Of Me Decoder as a fun activity for your next children's sermon. We are at the Lord’s Table to remember Jesus and to look forward to his return. Mood Watch monitors your emails as you write them and warns you when something you write is potentially offensive or inflammatory. We look BACKWARD to the cross The Lord’s Supper is a memorial supper, a ceremony of remembrance. That's down from last week." << /Length 18 0 R /Filter /FlateDecode >> >> Then she stood up and said in a loud voice to the entire subway car, "all of us, like this man, need Jesus, and my boyfriend is going to tell you how you can be saved!" 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. A sermon based on 1 Corinthians 11:23-29. All of us can think of times (some more than others) when we have forgotten something. The words are quoted and sung. The sermon was given by Pastor Dan Trepanier on May 10th, 2020. I've been recalling many, many memories of my friend this week. "Not too bad, only 10 people were irreparably damaged by the service. Henry Mahan In Remembrance of Me 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! Might be to forgive. 15 0 obj The cool and the not-cool. In the church, when at the Lord's table, when celebrating communion, bring everyone together and share and share alike. Break your bread with the needy. Do this in remembrance of me reminds us not only of our relationship with Jesus, but of our relationship with each other. Share your wine with the poor. We have not the righteousness to earn heaven. 7 0 obj It seems, then, that Christians may forget Christ. Or more to the point, it's about humiliation. May we rather suffer shame ourselves than allow a brother or sister to be deliberately shamed by their worship time with us. Luke 22:14-23. Is this what Jesus meant when he said do this in remembrance of me? Before Phil knew what was happening, Karen was beside the homeless man, kneeling next to him and praying over him. 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<< /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Resources 6 0 R /Contents 4 0 R /MediaBox [0 0 612 792] Pastor Sam Adams "This Do In Remembrance of Me" The in-crowd and the out-crowd. endobj We have not the ability to save ourselves. That's key - that's what the Corinthian church is missing, what they're getting wrong. 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��]�. The passage we read this morning is one of the most emotionally charged passages in 1 Cor. 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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. endobj This do in remembrance of me” (1 Corinthians 11:24) We are going to spend some time today examining the Lord’s Supper. 1 Corinthians 11:23-25 Verse 33 says, "so then, my brothers, when you come together to eat, wait for one another ." Ⱦ�h���s�2z���\�n�LA"S���dr%�,�߄l��t� endobj 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. It's about dignity. Communion reminds us of God's work for us as a people, not just me as a person. How Jesus, with a mighty hand, redeemed us back to God! A sermon given on Remembrance Day (November 11) during a Communion service. For I received from the Lord what I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it, and said, “This is my body which is for you. Luke 22:19-20. Spurgeon : This do in remembrance of Me: Open as PDF It seems then, that Christians may forget Christ! << /Length 15 0 R /N 3 /Alternate /DeviceRGB /Filter /FlateDecode >> 1. 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. We do this in obedience to the clear command of Jesus in this passage. Preachers are always on the look out for ideas they can use in their own messages. 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The words are carved into the front of Communion tables across the face of this planet. “This do in remembrance of me.” If you know nothing of a person; if you have had no acquaintance with him, you cannot remember him. endobj It sounds like Paul is worked up, even angry. The bittersweet reminiscences of a departed loved one? From the beginning, Jesus designed for the bread and the cup to be eaten and drank in remembrance of Him on a regular basis. Rarely does it carry the English meaning of something we do mentally. 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. Attendance at the Lord’s Supper is the Christian’s … The Lord’s Supper is … That's the primary issue here - it's not primarily about charity or caring for the needs of the poor (other places in the Bible speak to that). 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. SERMON TEXT: 1 Corinthians 11:23-29. q�r�o�*MX���m�tfc�m�6%E`�{���Q���u�B�?a����O� One more story: Phil and Karen were engaged to be married and for some reason had to take a trip into NYC. But you don't have a living relationship with Jesus. All this week I've been remembering different and special memories of Karen. A month later I got a letter from Karen - Phil had asked her to marry him! Don't forget me, think of me, recall a sweet memory from my life when you do this? He did this to save us and redeem us and to form us into a people - God's people! That's never a good thing for a church to hear. Then Jesus took the third of four cups of wine that Jews drank at the Passover feast - the third cup representing God's redemption of His people, and Jesus said, this is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins. 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. He is a living Savior who died to save us from our sins, and rose again on the third day never to die again. 11:24,25). We have the hope of eternal life!! No, it means something very different than that. Mood Watch would be warning him about that line. THIS DO IN REMEMBRANCE OF ME. Talking about the Pharisees, Jesus really knew how to push their buttons - he always knew just what to say to offend them! Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of me.” For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord's death until he comes. Karen really was a one of a kind person, a unique blend of tenderness and outrageous boldness . �K=:e�kC�Vh�������泫C45�9���A�ZM1��X�f�T�r����3���^�0�1�5���q�T3&�iC�Fࣙ} 7=�b In this passage five times Paul says the phrase, when you come together…this is about their sharing the Lord's Supper together when they gather as a church. Yes, Jesus said it to His disciples at His Table. 17 0 obj When we partake of the unleavened bread, we remember that Christ’s body was cruelly treated and nailed to the cross. "Do this in remembrance of me." Might be to share something with them. 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. "This Do in Remembrance of Me", August 16, David Garrison (about 23 minutes) NOTE: … They didn't see the twinkle in your eye as you wrote it. When God "remembers" His people, it is always accompanied by action - forgiveness, delivering them, visiting them. You might have heard about him all your life, gone to Sunday School, maybe go to church. [ /ICCBased 14 0 R ] "Do This In Remembrance Of Me" Sermon. He had done a little preaching, but never to a subway car in NYC. endobj 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. Have you ever sent an email, only to want to recall that email as soon as you hit the send button? /F2.0 9 0 R /F4.0 11 0 R /F1.0 8 0 R /F5.1 13 0 R >> >> How Jesus saved us by dying for us. 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. Dave Johnson Sermon: “Do this in Remembrance of Me” (I Corinthians 11:23-25) Maundy Thursday: April 21, 2011. But Paul would have hit send without changing a word because 1) he was worked up and 2) he wanted the Corinthian church to know it. The answer comes in verse 26. Open our hearts to one another. 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. Anniversary We have the righteousness of Christ. Philosophers and anthropologists have long debated over what makes human beings different from other creatures. 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. and they went and prayed with her and directed her to a church in the city that they knew. Do this in remembrance of Me.’” Amen, and thus ends this reading of God’s holy, inspired, and inerrant Word. There's no way to do that. You meant this but they interpreted it to mean that. 2 0 obj 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." We don't just eat and drink communion and then live in a way that contradicts everything that we declare in communion. Communion is a congregational thing, an us thing. �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���� One more thing about the word "remembrance" in the Bible. In the same manner He also took the cup after supper, saying, 'This cup is the new covenant in My blood. Or it might be the long time members who keep newer members at arm's length. Alex A. Gondola, Jr. Come As You Are. << /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text ] /ColorSpace << /Cs1 7 0 R >> /Font << /F3.0 10 0 R Please be sure to include the date of the sermon with your request. Or the phrase, "do you despise the church of God?" The word remembrance means much more than recalling something or someone from the past. Children's Sermon on the Last Supper ... "This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me." Use the In Remembrance Of Me Decoder as a fun activity for your next children's sermon. This is my blood of the new covenant which is shed for you." This is why Paul says that their meetings are doing more harm than good. 5 0 obj Communion reminds us that the ground is level at the cross. It isn't our ability to build houses: birds and beavers build houses. 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. They were on the subway and there was a homeless man passed out on the seats, taking up three or four seats. Sermons On The Lord's Supper. Do This in Remembrance of Me. "Do this in remembrance of Me." The first communion was with the 12 apostles, one of whom betrayed Jesus and left before the final moments of communion. And Jesus offers forgiveness and eternal life to anyone who will come to him and believe in him. In that day, the Lord's Supper was incorporated into a fellowship meal (just as the first communion was a part of a meal that Jesus and his 12 disciples ate together) and everyone would bring what they could to contribute to the meal. And much of this harm and despising is happening at the very point where the opposite is supposed to take place: it's occurring during the Lord's Supper or communion. Add a note (optional) 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. 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. We have not the power to deliver ourselves from sin and Satan. Rather than honoring God when they gathered, verse 22 says they were despising the church of God by humiliating those who have nothing. "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�/���. 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! As human beings we tend to be forgetful. And that word us is vital. They were remembering God's saving power on their behalf andso at that point when Jesus took the bread and said, this is my body which is broken for you that's what Jesus means: remember how God wrought a mighty deliverance for you through the afflictions that I suffered for you. '. Phil was 19 years old, Karen was 22 years old. Not eternal judgment, but physical, temporal judgment that is leaving some weak and ill, and some have even died. Mailing Address: PO Box 12, Corning, NY 14830, Location: 580 West Water Street, Painted Post, NY 14870 | (607) 654-7755, © 2021 Grace Community Church. We have peace with God. Does it sound familiar? in vs. 22. 3027 Twice Jesus tells us to do it in remembrance of him. Remember when he healed the blind man and then that poor guy got into so much trouble with the Pharisees for giving Jesus credit for healing him? That's a strong word and a strong accusation. A young guy asked if anyone wanted a seat, implying that he'd be happy to throw the homeless man off the seats. 2612 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. Love one another, regardless of differences or preferences. It was sometime around 1982 and I was leaving Long Island to move to Illinois but before I left I was scheduled to go out to dinner with a young man in her church named Phil that she had grown to really care for and she asked me if I would pump him to see if he felt the same way about her. ��K0ށi���A����B�ZyCAP8�C���@��&�*���CP=�#t�]���� 4�}���a � ��ٰ;G���Dx����J�>���� ,�_“@��FX�DB�X$!k�"��E�����H�q���a���Y��bVa�bJ0՘c�VL�6f3����bձ�X'�?v 6��-�V`�`[����a�;���p~�\2n5��׌���� �&�x�*���s�b|!� More than anything else, the Lord’s Supper service is a time of remembrance. �-`TY'�0Bo�"�ptv�}�e4'�h&��5�:喣4,��%�2ˀt�:�=����{P:�@��I�.��I�?ǥ�F��̋��ָ@�܅��=s�z�A�潩D�&,]�fM��|��b�$ �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 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. English Español Try It Free Login Language English Español Register Login Sermons All Sermons; Jesus isn't a dead teacher whom we memorialize every Sunday. A1�v�jp ԁz�N�6p\W� p�G@ Remember that time that Jesus walked on water? stream 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. It sounds like a great idea. We all come on equal footing. Do This In Remembrance of Me. Love and include them, or you're not remembering Christ. 4�.0,` �3p� ��H�.Hi@�A>� In Remembrance Of Me In this message, we shall consider the things concerning the Lord Jesus Christ that we must always remember, namely: God’s PROMISE, God’s PROVISION, and God’s PLAN. Chris Strevel Do This in Remembrance of Me Have you have ever written or received an email that tried to deal with an emotionally charged situation? That's truly doing communion in remembrance of Jesus. Speaker: Allen Snapp Series: Letter to a Really Messed up Church, Topic: This isn't about charity. 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 verse 23 Paul reminds them of what the Lord's Supper, communion, is really about. Or to ask their forgiveness. The text implies the possibility of forgetfulness concerning him whom gratitude and affection should constrain them to remember. x�Zے��}�Wt޸Uk�;�%嬢D)��[�JYy �!��ĬP���y����Ӄ�倳Y�� Man, he really had us going with that one - Andrew thought he was a ghost! Maybe there's a few here who have never believed in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. This section is strongly worded. 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! �镞f�O���B���.�~�X4� What does Jesus mean when he says "do this in remembrance of me"? 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. 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. We have received the power to become children of God. The main passage for this message is Luke 22:14-30. endobj 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. 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. And why is that? Powered by Church Plant Media, Christianity Stands or Falls on the Resurrection. ��x� 5TS��3� j�sOd�ײI�J-~O����i�LJ��W��Ý�/P���5�A�= i;�c����1 -�]�K����Ӻ���~Yw%�]�yY�`��#P�-�טu�;,^�]%8�Η�~�����+�Kb.�|���˼m^5��Q��-�+�N�������B>��4�5C �t:&G{�N����sPȯi����/�o]3��X}�1�,_�Kl�[�1� 7�^��p���,Z\�����ק�(���F�J�Ip��#��>�)j�U�V�L���6��ռI����!G��?�L�|LI�Kc}?-³�)�4�e��09�~��K}� 23. Often, the importance of memory is the contribution of hindsight to an understanding of an event or person in the past. We all come to Jesus blind and naked and poor because spiritually we have not sight or clothing or wealth. ����>}��?���3e��>DBQR��TI��Jzs_Z����{��?�7Q��&�� �Y��O�F�����޼�G�W4�o�����G�����s��W�#�����|��N How Jesus saved us by dying for us. Do this in remembrance of Me'" (Luke 22:19). We all come to Christ as "have-nots" or we don't come to Christ at all. ��.3\����r���Ϯ�_�Yq*���©�L��_�w�ד������+��]�e�������D��]�cI�II�OA��u�_�䩔���)3�ѩ�i�����B%a��+]3='�/�4�0C��i��U�@ёL(sYf����L�H�$�%�Y�j��gGe��Q�����n�����~5f5wug�v����5�k��֮\۹Nw]������m mH���Fˍe�n���Q�Q��`h����B�BQ�-�[l�ll��f��jۗ"^��b���O%ܒ��Y}W�����������w�vw����X�bY^�Ю�]�����W�Va[q`i�d��2���J�jGէ������{�����׿�m���>���Pk�Am�a�����꺿g_D�H��G�G��u�;��7�7�6�Ʊ�q�o���C{��P3���8!9������-?��|������gKϑ���9�w~�Bƅ��:Wt>���ҝ����ˁ��^�r�۽��U��g�9];}�}��������_�~i��m��p���㭎�}��]�/���}������.�{�^�=�}����^?�z8�h�c��' Then, what does He want us to remember at His Table? Do this in remembrance of me.” In the same way also he took the cup, after supper, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood. For as often as you eat this bread and drink this cup, 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 Lord will lead you if you ask Him to. do this in remembrance of Me.' Might be simply to love them and not avoid them. May He write its eternal truth upon all our hearts. Rather in the Bible "memory" and activity go hand in hand. Phil told his side of the story at her funeral. There's the story of a Presbyterian preacher who while on vacation visited a little Methodist church in the Pocono mountains of Pennsylvania. What does it mean to remember? 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. 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������ Or it might be those who are socially hip and cool who avoid those who aren't cool enough or hip enough. We have the Holy Spirit given to us as a seal that we belong to God. Jesus left us the sacrament of communion as a way of tangibly remembering him. Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of me’” (1 Corinthians 11:23–25). Their church services are doing real harm and damage, to the point that they are in danger of despising God's church and Paul loves them enough to be straight with them. This sermon is titled “Do This in Remembrance of Me”. Tony Nester. Then I left for Illinois. "Hey, how was church this week?" And that word us is vital. You were being lighthearted when you quickly popped out that one liner, but they read that one liner as angry and abrupt. "This do in remembrance of me. Or to tell a church that the reason many in the church are sick and dying is because God is judging them - Mood Watch would definitely be flagging that. 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. 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. We remember that Jesus loved his people enough to die for them (us) and that leads to our taking action to love each other in that same way. 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. It's about the church being fragmented along the lines of  the "haves" and the "have-nots". So to help people avoid sending unintentionally inflammatory emails, one email client has come up with a feature called "Mood Watch". If I were to leave Grace this spring and you were to get a new pastor right away… It might be wealthy people in the church don't want anything to do with less fortunate people. Have you ever received an email that left you wondering if the person who sent the email was angry or offended with you? As we close, we're going to share in communion together. 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. The words, "Do this in remembrance of me," are well known to everyone. How Jesus, with a mighty hand, redeemed us back to God! 6 0 obj A Mexican woman called out, "I know I need Jesus!" stream endobj Like a two-edged sword, this simple statement of truth sweeps through this audience tonight, and divides it in twain. 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. Phil was shocked. If so, you've probably learned the hard way that email is uniquely susceptible to being misinterpreted and misunderstood. As Jesus ate that last Passover meal with his disciples they came to the point in the meal when every year the Jews would take the bread and say, This is the bread of affliction which our ancestors ate in the land of Egypt. 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." 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. I remembered the time Karen came to me and asked me to do a favor. (1 Corinthians 11:23-26 ESV). Use the In Remembrance Of Me Decoder as a fun activity for your next children's sermon. We are at the Lord’s Table to remember Jesus and to look forward to his return. Mood Watch monitors your emails as you write them and warns you when something you write is potentially offensive or inflammatory. We look BACKWARD to the cross The Lord’s Supper is a memorial supper, a ceremony of remembrance. That's down from last week." << /Length 18 0 R /Filter /FlateDecode >> >> Then she stood up and said in a loud voice to the entire subway car, "all of us, like this man, need Jesus, and my boyfriend is going to tell you how you can be saved!" 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. A sermon based on 1 Corinthians 11:23-29. All of us can think of times (some more than others) when we have forgotten something. The words are quoted and sung. The sermon was given by Pastor Dan Trepanier on May 10th, 2020. I've been recalling many, many memories of my friend this week. "Not too bad, only 10 people were irreparably damaged by the service. Henry Mahan In Remembrance of Me 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! Might be to forgive. 15 0 obj The cool and the not-cool. In the church, when at the Lord's table, when celebrating communion, bring everyone together and share and share alike. Break your bread with the needy. Do this in remembrance of me reminds us not only of our relationship with Jesus, but of our relationship with each other. Share your wine with the poor. We have not the righteousness to earn heaven. 7 0 obj It seems, then, that Christians may forget Christ. Or more to the point, it's about humiliation. May we rather suffer shame ourselves than allow a brother or sister to be deliberately shamed by their worship time with us. Luke 22:14-23. Is this what Jesus meant when he said do this in remembrance of me? Before Phil knew what was happening, Karen was beside the homeless man, kneeling next to him and praying over him. 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