31 Days of Feasting on Theology: Eucharist

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Gentle Reader,

Eucharist: From the Greek eucharisto (yoo-khar-is-teh’-o), meaning “to be grateful, feel thankful.” Also called the Lord’s Supper, the Last Supper and Communion. A sacrament observed by the eating of unleavened bread (symbolizing the broken body of Christ) and the drinking of wine or grape juice (symbolizing His shed blood). A time of reverent reflection and remembrance. Instituted by Jesus on the night of His betrayal (Luke 22:14-23).

Related Concepts and/or Examples

Eucharistic Theories Compared – the different ways Protestants understand Communion

Transubstantiation – the Catholic perspective

Open vs. Closed Communion – explains why some churches allow only members to participate in the sacrament

Communion Service – example from the Church of England

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