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. Maybe there's a few here who have never believed in Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. Yes, Jesus said it to His disciples at His Table. We have the righteousness of Christ. 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. [7A�\�SwBOK/X/_�Q�>Q�����G�[��� �`�A�������a�a��c#����*�Z�;�8c�q��>�[&���I�I��MS���T`�ϴ�k�h&4�5�Ǣ��YY�F֠9�=�X���_,�,S-�,Y)YXm�����Ěk]c}džj�c�Φ�浭�-�v��};�]���N����"�&�1=�x����tv(��}�������'{'��I�ߝY�)� Σ��-r�q�r�.d.�_xp��Uە�Z���M׍�v�m���=����+K�G�ǔ����^���W�W����b�j�>:>�>�>�v��}/�a��v���������O8� � The problem was the wealthy members of the church weren't sharing their abundance with the poor members of the church. 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You were being lighthearted when you quickly popped out that one liner, but they read that one liner as angry and abrupt. Rarely does it carry the English meaning of something we do mentally. They were on the subway and there was a homeless man passed out on the seats, taking up three or four seats. 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. It's about dignity. Not eternal judgment, but physical, temporal judgment that is leaving some weak and ill, and some have even died. 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. Or it might be those who are socially hip and cool who avoid those who aren't cool enough or hip enough. This sermon is titled “Do This in Remembrance of Me”. We have not the righteousness to earn heaven. 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. 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. To do this in remembrance of Christ means we take action - action that looks a lot like Jesus. 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. This section is strongly worded. 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. 11:24,25). 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." 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. 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? Might be to share something with them. 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. Mood Watch would be warning him about that line. 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. 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. Alfred Street Baptist Church Worship Service: World Communion WeekendSunday October 6, 2019Alfred Street Baptist Church, Rev. This isn't about charity. This passage emphasizes to us two things about the person and work of our Lord And that word us is vital. But is this what Jesus means by "do this in remembrance of me"? Does it sound familiar? [ /ICCBased 14 0 R ] 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? They're faithfully remembering to take communion, but they aren't doing it in remembrance of Christ. 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. 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. Children's Sermon on the Last Supper ... "This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me." Or more to the point, it's about humiliation. We don't just eat and drink communion and then live in a way that contradicts everything that we declare in communion. endobj How Jesus saved us by dying for us. Share your wine with the poor. �镞f�O���B���.�~�X4� 6 0 obj Communion reminds us that the ground is level at the cross. We have the hope of eternal life!! The main passage for this message is Luke 22:14-30. Use the In Remembrance Of Me Decoder as a fun activity for your next children's sermon. The in-crowd and the out-crowd. 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. Or to ask their forgiveness. That's never a good thing for a church to hear. 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. We all come on equal footing. 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. Have you ever experienced the anxiety of taking an exam and forgotten something that is on it— “I knowthis… why can’t I remember it right now?”—the anxiety … The sermon was given by Pastor Dan Trepanier on May 10th, 2020. How Jesus saved us by dying for us. Have you ever sent an email, only to want to recall that email as soon as you hit the send button? This is my blood of the new covenant which is shed for you." A Mexican woman called out, "I know I need Jesus!" | The words, "Do this in remembrance of me," are well known to everyone. 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. We all come to Jesus blind and naked and poor because spiritually we have not sight or clothing or wealth. When God "remembers" His people, it is always accompanied by action - forgiveness, delivering them, visiting them. There's the story of a Presbyterian preacher who while on vacation visited a little Methodist church in the Pocono mountains of Pennsylvania. We look BACKWARD to the cross The Lord’s Supper is a memorial supper, a ceremony of remembrance. 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! 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. Verse 33 says, "so then, my brothers, when you come together to eat, wait for one another ." That's truly doing communion in remembrance of Jesus. Jesus isn't a dead teacher whom we memorialize every Sunday. Do this in remembrance of Me.’” Amen, and thus ends this reading of God’s holy, inspired, and inerrant Word. "Not too bad, only 10 people were irreparably damaged by the service. 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If I were to leave Grace this spring and you were to get a new pastor right away… Love and include them, or you're not remembering Christ. 1. You might have heard about him all your life, gone to Sunday School, maybe go to church. God's solution isn't to try and make everyone the same. From the beginning, Jesus designed for the bread and the cup to be eaten and drank in remembrance of Him on a regular basis. 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." Rather than honoring God when they gathered, verse 22 says they were despising the church of God by humiliating those who have nothing. What does it mean to remember? /F2.0 9 0 R /F4.0 11 0 R /F1.0 8 0 R /F5.1 13 0 R >> >> SEE IMPORTANT COVID-19 GUIDELINES... https://www.gracecorning.org/virus, July 12, 2015 This do in remembrance of me” (1 Corinthians 11:24) We are going to spend some time today examining the Lord’s Supper. 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. It sounds like a great idea. Philosophers and anthropologists have long debated over what makes human beings different from other creatures. Alex A. Gondola, Jr. Come As You Are. "w"�_Kc�`p.V���$���7eو��Q|ݚe�y�2VW�2��}�\�6(��rI�U�ny�Id��o�]Ґ��S%�Z֚_�xP��M�b!i��T����\�jP'i�ˍ�@�sl�D�&n:�mNϚ��%��U_�kƮ("�l�9��V��e�A���E�{��Ό�ľ+�c�/���. Attendance at the Lord’s Supper is the Christian’s … Preachers are always on the look out for ideas they can use in their own messages. We have received the power to become children of God. He had done a little preaching, but never to a subway car in NYC. stream Add a note (optional) Mood Watch monitors your emails as you write them and warns you when something you write is potentially offensive or inflammatory. A sermon given on Remembrance Day (November 11) during a Communion service. Jesus left us the sacrament of communion as a way of tangibly remembering him. It's about the church being fragmented along the lines of  the "haves" and the "have-nots". Phil was an usher in the church, Karen was the worship leader, and during one service as God was deeply moving in hearts, Phil looked up and saw Karen worshiping the Lord, and she stood there with her face turned upwards towards heaven in reverent worship looking like an angel, and he prayed, "Lord if you give her to me, I'll never ask you for another thing the rest of my life!". And why is that? "Do This In Remembrance Of Me" Sermon. 15 0 obj The apostle Paul tells us in 1 Corinthians 11:23 26 that "The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread, & when He had given thanks, He broke it & said, 'This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me. For as often as you eat this bread and drink this cup, you It might be wealthy people in the church don't want anything to do with less fortunate people. ��K0ށi���A����B�ZyCAP8�C���@��&�*���CP=�#t�]���� 4�}���a � ��ٰ;G���Dx����J�>���� ,�_“@��FX�DB�X$!k�"��E�����H�q���a���Y��bVa�bJ0՘c�VL�6f3����bձ�X'�?v 6��-�V`�`[����a�;���p~�\2n5��׌���� �&�x�*���s�b|!� It seems, then, that Christians may forget Christ. endstream 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. The passage we read this morning is one of the most emotionally charged passages in 1 Cor. The word remembrance means much more than recalling something or someone from the past. endstream Mailing Address: PO Box 12, Corning, NY 14830, Location: 580 West Water Street, Painted Post, NY 14870 | (607) 654-7755, © 2021 Grace Community Church. 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. 2 0 obj 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. This is why Paul says that their meetings are doing more harm than good. endobj Unfortunately the church today isn't immune to fragmenting into different types of  "haves" and "have-nots". So much for my highly developed sense of discernment. They didn't see the twinkle in your eye as you wrote it. And that word us is vital. English Español Try It Free Login Language English Español Register Login Sermons All Sermons; We do this in obedience to the clear command of Jesus in this passage. We love and accept and embrace one another regardless of differences. �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���� Do this in remembrance of Me'" (Luke 22:19). >> That is why Jesus said, “This do in remembrance of Me.” And, that is the thought … In the church, when at the Lord's table, when celebrating communion, bring everyone together and share and share alike. 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! "This do in remembrance of me. 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. A month later I got a letter from Karen - Phil had asked her to marry him! "Hey, how was church this week?" The text implies the possibility of forgetfulness concerning him whom gratitude and affection should constrain them to remember. THIS DO IN REMEMBRANCE OF ME. Rather in the Bible "memory" and activity go hand in hand. At Karen's memorial service, we didn't just remember her life, we celebrated the strong hope that when the Lord Jesus descends from heaven, with the sound of the trumpet and the call of the archangel, that the dead in Christ shall rise to be with him, and Karen will be in that number! << /Length 15 0 R /N 3 /Alternate /DeviceRGB /Filter /FlateDecode >> (1 Corinthians 11:23-26 ESV). That's down from last week." Speaker: Allen Snapp Series: Letter to a Really Messed up Church, Topic: Love one another, regardless of differences or preferences. '. "Us four and no more" mentality. 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������ 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. Please be sure to include the date of the sermon with your request. The words are quoted and sung. Ⱦ�h���s�2z���\�n�LA"S���dr%�,�߄l��t� I've been recalling many, many memories of my friend this week. Communion reminds us of God's work for us as a people, not just me as a person. “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. 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. << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Resources 6 0 R /Contents 4 0 R /MediaBox [0 0 612 792] endobj And Jesus offers forgiveness and eternal life to anyone who will come to him and believe in him. Do This In Remembrance of Me. If so, you've probably learned the hard way that email is uniquely susceptible to being misinterpreted and misunderstood. 23. Have you have ever written or received an email that tried to deal with an emotionally charged situation? 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. ����>}��?���3e��>DBQR��TI��Jzs_Z����{��?�7Q��&�� �Y��O�F�����޼�G�W4�o�����G�����s��W�#�����|��N 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. Remember that time that Jesus walked on water? May we rather suffer shame ourselves than allow a brother or sister to be deliberately shamed by their worship time with us. << /ProcSet [ /PDF /Text ] /ColorSpace << /Cs1 7 0 R >> /Font << /F3.0 10 0 R 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!" Sermons On The Lord's Supper. We are at the Lord’s Table to remember Jesus and to look forward to his return. A sermon based on 1 Corinthians 11:23-29. We have not the ability to save ourselves. 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. 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. 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. Tony Nester. in vs. 22. Then, what does He want us to remember at His Table? Before Phil knew what was happening, Karen was beside the homeless man, kneeling next to him and praying over him. Twice Jesus tells us to do it in remembrance of him. It sounds like Paul is worked up, even angry. Might be simply to love them and not avoid them. 1 Corinthians 11:23-25 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$ 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. 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. Spurgeon : This do in remembrance of Me: Open as PDF It seems then, that Christians may forget Christ! The Lord’s Supper is … Often, the importance of memory is the contribution of hindsight to an understanding of an event or person in the past. 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. Henry Mahan In Remembrance of Me Chris Strevel Do This in Remembrance of Me endobj 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. Might be to forgive. The Lord will lead you if you ask Him to. 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. do this in remembrance of Me.' We have that hope! May He write its eternal truth upon all our hearts. 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��]�. Rev. Powered by Church Plant Media, Christianity Stands or Falls on the Resurrection. 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 The first communion was with the 12 apostles, one of whom betrayed Jesus and left before the final moments of communion. You meant this but they interpreted it to mean that. Don't forget me, think of me, recall a sweet memory from my life when you do this? 1 Corinthians 11:23-32. 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). Jim Hartin This Do In Remembrance Of Me Do This in Remembrance of Me. Break your bread with the needy. Luke 22:19-20. One more thing about the word "remembrance" in the Bible. I remembered the time Karen came to me and asked me to do a favor. x�Zے��}�Wt޸Uk�;�%嬢D)��[�JYy �!��ĬP���y����Ӄ�倳Y�� Phil was 19 years old, Karen was 22 years old. Phil told his side of the story at her funeral. 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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. 3027 One more story: Phil and Karen were engaged to be married and for some reason had to take a trip into NYC. and they went and prayed with her and directed her to a church in the city that they knew. 17 0 obj "This Do in Remembrance of Me", August 16, David Garrison (about 23 minutes) NOTE: … What does Jesus mean when he says "do this in remembrance of me"? As human beings we tend to be forgetful. Open our hearts to one another. Passage: 1 Corinthians 11:17–11:34. Or it might be the long time members who keep newer members at arm's length. Have you ever received an email that left you wondering if the person who sent the email was angry or offended with you? It isn't our use of tools, either. 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. We have the Holy Spirit given to us as a seal that we belong to God. SERMON TEXT: 1 Corinthians 11:23-29. Use the In Remembrance Of Me Decoder as a fun activity for your next children's sermon. A young guy asked if anyone wanted a seat, implying that he'd be happy to throw the homeless man off the seats. 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. This is about getting rid of divisions, not getting rid of differences. We have not the power to deliver ourselves from sin and Satan. That's key - that's what the Corinthian church is missing, what they're getting wrong. Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of me’” (1 Corinthians 11:23–25). Or the phrase, "do you despise the church of God?" He did this to save us and redeem us and to form us into a people - God's people! 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. Talking about the Pharisees, Jesus really knew how to push their buttons - he always knew just what to say to offend them! All of us can think of times (some more than others) when we have forgotten something. 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. 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