I. What do the bread and the cup represent?
A. The bread and the cup represent the broken body and shed blood of Christ. (Matthew 26:26-28)
1) The broken body refers to Christ’s sufferings.
2) The shed blood refers to Christ’s death and the new covenant.
B. The bread and the cup reflect the unity of the church in Christ. (1 Corinthians 10:16-17)
C. The bread and the cup point forward to Christ’s return. (Matthew 26:29; 1 Corinthians 11:26)
II. Why should you examine yourself before taking the bread and the cup? (1 Corinthians 11:27-31)
A. You should believe in Christ.
B. You should be reconciled to each other.
C. You should confess sin.
III. How do we approach the Lord’s Supper here at PCC?
A. Regularly (once a month)
B. Open communion
C. Time of preparation
D. Deacons serve
E. Partake together
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