Matthew 26:26 (This Is My Body)


This was such an excellent opening to discuss one of the two most Holy remembrances left to us by Jesus. (The other being baptism) The truth of the word of God is neither validated nor refuted by our opinions. Though I must respect the opinions of brothers and sisters who differ we also must not be afraid to address truth because it is around the truth of Jesus Christ that we will find our deepest unity. I pray this to be a great challenge and blessing to others.

THE RIVER WALK

Hoc Est Corpus Meum

As they were eating, Jesus took some bread and blessed it. Then he broke it in pieces and gave it to the disciples, saying,“Take this and eat it, for this is my body.” (Matthew 26:26)

Read: Exodus 29:1-30:10, Matthew 26:14-46, Psalm 31:19-24, Proverbs 8:14-26

Relate: If there is one name associated with the Protestant Reformation, it would be Martin Luther. Common tradition has it that he nailed those ninety-five thesis to the door of the Wittenburg Castle Church and the reformation swept over Europe like a flood. What this doesn’t take into account is that there were other men, like Erasmus who were already pushing reform before Luther and plenty of others, chief among them Zwingli, who were starting reformation movements almost simultaneously in other areas. There was actually a moment when these two men came together to see if they could combine their two reformation movements under one banner…

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