The Lord’s Table And The Lord’s Supper 1 Cor. 10, 15, 23. 11. 20—34
E. L. Lovering, Ilfracombe
Ch. 10. Table—a Fellowship
Ch. 11. Supper—a Feast
Acts. 2. 42 - “they continued . . ., in fellowship and breaking of bread-”
Defined, ch. 10. 16 The cup of blessing for which we give thanks . . .is an indication that we have been brought into fellowship with all who have been redeemed by precious blood.”
The bread . . . fellowship of body of Christ.
Note v. 17—- “we many are one loaf.”
Illustrated vv. 18, 19 Israel after the flesh Idolaters.
Those who ate the sacrifices were partakers of the altar.
Applied, to conduct.
v. 23. Is it Expedient? (expedition—an advance)
Is it Edifying? (edifice—a building)
v. 24. Is it Exemplary? (others to be considered) v. 31.
Is it Elevating? (to the glory of God)
Ch. 6 v. 12- Is it Enslaving?
The Privilege of those only who belong to the Lord’s Table
Ch. 11. v. 23—Declared to be a Revelation
“For I have received of the Lord.....”
v. 24—Desired to be a Remembrance
“This do in Remembrance of me ...
v. 26—Duration until His Return
“Till he come .....”
v. 29.—Danger of Retribution.
v. 30 “Judgment .... for this cause .... many sleep ”