Sermons on Body

What Is Your Mission?

Then the Lord God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being. (Genesis 2:7) …for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God… (Romans 3:23) Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: the old has gone,…

The Lord’s Supper: Remember Me

And he took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, “This is my body given for you; do this in remembrance of me.” In the same way, after the supper he took the cup, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood, which is poured out for you. (Luke 22:19-20)   For I…

The Lord’s Supper: The Body of Christ

When the hour came, Jesus and his apostles reclined at the table. And he said to them, “I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer. (Luke 22:14-15)   Is not the cup of thanksgiving for which we give thanks a participation in the blood of Christ? And is not the bread that we…

The Stronghold of Self: I Will Build My Church

13 When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?” 14 They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” 15 “But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” 16 Simon Peter answered, “You are the…

The Stronghold of Independence

“I will build my church…” (Matthew 16:18)   For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others. (Romans 12:4-5)   If one part suffers, every part suffers with…

The Lord’s Supper: A Special Meal

1 Corinthians 11:20-34 20 When you meet together, you are not really interested in the Lord’s Supper. 21 For some of you hurry to eat your own meal without sharing with others. As a result, some go hungry while others get drunk.22 What? Don’t you have your own homes for eating and drinking? Or do you really want…