GPS: April 17

By April 17, 2014Devotional

Today’s Scripture:

 

1 Corinthians 11:23-26

For I received from the Lord what I also handed on to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took a loaf of bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, “This is my body that is for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” In the same way he took the cup also, after supper, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood. 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.

Food For Thought:

Sharing a meal, whether it is Communion or an ordinary meal, is such a sacred act.  In sharing a meal, we have some of the deepest and most profound moments of encounter with one another.  Think back about a sacred meal that you shared.  What amazing or surprising things have happened at the table?

Prayer:

Eternal God, in the sharing of a meal your son established a new covenant for all people, and in the washing of feet he showed us the dignity of service. Grant that by the power of your Holy Spirit these signs of our life in faith may speak again to our hearts, feed our spirits, and refresh our bodies. In your sacred name we pray, Amen.

 

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