(Sept 29) The Lord's Table

The Lord's Supper is a tremendous gift to the body of Christ. Much could be said about the significance of the receiving communion as a church family, but let's consider two specific benefits.

1. Unification

The Lord's Supper unifies the church. At the Lord's Table, we are reminded that we are all sinners. As Scripture teaches, all of us have sinned and fall short of the glory of God (Romans 3:23). So much of life is lived comparing ourselves to other people. We meet people and almost instinctively begin to evaluate to see if they are like us. Do they make more money than we do? Do they drive a nicer car? In what neighborhood do they live? Do they have a college degree? On and on it goes. It seems it is so e