The Apostle writes For I have received of the Lord that which also I delivered unto you, That the Lord Jesus the same night in which he was betrayed took bread: And when he had given thanks, he brake it, and said, Take, eat: this is my body, which is broken for you: this do in remembrance of me: After the same manner also he took the cup, when he had supped, saying, This cup is the new testament in my blood: this do ye, as oft as ye drink it, in remembrance of me. Constantly the Apostle Paul reminds the Corinthian church to remember the death of Christ by careful observance of the Lord’s Supper. He emphasises the importance of this as he state the source of his revelation. As a father he endeavour to remind his children of their covenant with the Lord and how they out to be faithful to their saviour. The Apostle Paul concludes this section by saying 11:26 For as often as ye eat this bread, and drink this cup, ye do show the Lord 's death till he come: when proclaiming the Lords supper the church is showing forth his death until he comes.
I urge you to explore those areas just mentioned and ask God again and again who He wants us to be for Him as that can be specific for each of us. But in in addition to this, part of God’s plan is for us to become more and more Christ-like as the years go by and to use us to bring others to him. I need you to imagine something so would you close your eyes for a second please. Think for a moment about the person or persons who helped you come to Christ. What did they tell you about Jesus?
In the Garden of Gethsemane Jesus Christ suffered harsh death, atoning for the people’s sins. The burden of the sins was bravely felt by Jesus, who did not step back from taking the ownership of atoning all sins.As written in What is the Atonement of Jesus Christ? Why was it necessary for Jesus Christ to sacrifice his life?, ” The Savior tells us:” For behold, I… have suffered these things for all, that they might not suffer… even as I.”(Doctrine and Covenants 19:16-17)”.Atonement symbolizes a new thought process and a change in priorities about the truth, and turns one’s soul to God. Through the ultimate power of atonement, one wishes for goodness to give rise to a change in heart, a desire to quit evil and turn good. The reason for god not forgiving one for a sin without atonement is that god’s character of perfection is paradoxical.
It removes original sin that was imprinted on our soul from Adam and Eve, and removes the sins we commit. Baptism gives us remission of our sins that we commit both here on earth, and in purgatory. We are granted the gift of sanctifying grace from grace, and allowed to participate in the other sacraments to grow our grace. Finally, not only do we become part of the Catholic Church, but a part of Christ (The Sacrament). As a baptized Catholic, our call is to invite others into the Catholic Church and to preach God’s word.
Go Churching! To steadfast in the Lord also involves speaking to the right people. Visit a true servant of God or group of genuine Christians who strictly believe in the Bible. Share your pains, provocation, or troubled heart with God’s children and their good scriptural counsel will ease your heavy burdened
I feel led to pray so would you like to pray with me? Jesus is the way, the truth, and the light. Jesus has commanded me to love him with my whole heart and he has commanded me to love my neighbors as myself. Jesus also commanded me to go out into the world and win the people to come to Christ. Again, I love the Lord and I am willing to do his will no matter how hard it gets.
Not all threats to the Church are as obvious and direct as those aimed at the creeds. Some assaults even appear benign, borrowing their roots from Christian tradition. One of those comes in the form of the Church’s social justice movement. Oliver Wendell Holmes once wrote, “There are certain phrases which only serve as an excuse for not thinking.” A few years back, as I was listening to a sermon, the Supreme Court Justice’s words came back to me. The minister was telling the congregation how it should feel about a host of social issues from open immigration to universal health care.
For the majority of Christians through ages, God has been understood to be a living communion of Three-in-One. Christian identity is grounded in this divine reality. The vast majority of Christians worldwide have literally been baptized into the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit as they entered the Christian community, the Church. In worship the vast majority of Christians pray to the father, Son, and Holy Spirit, or to the Father through the son in the Holy Spirit. Christian worship not only gives expression to the Trinitarian mystery.