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then turns to Jesus' feeding of the multitude and to his table fellowship during his ministry, at the Last Supper, and in the postresurrection breaking of bread at Emmaus, finding in these images rich links to the history of bread among the Hebrews.
For example "(Acts 2:42) and they continued steadfastly in the apostles doctrine and fellowship in the breaking of bread and in prayers.
Perhaps that's one reason that in mid-January, Will hosted at his suburban Maryland home a dinner meeting -- a literal breaking of bread -- with Obama and several notable conservative pundits, almost all from the print (not TV) side.
This last supper thus becomes the first communion from which, in the breaking of bread and the pouring of wine, circles of remembrance ripple out over two millennia beyond an upstairs room in Jerusalem to the churches of Merseyside today.
On what traditionally has been labeled Good Shepherd Sunday, we get an odd pairing of the first ten verses of John 10 with the well-known passage from Acts that considers all that has happened in the first two chapters, and thrusts the fledgling community into its ongoing dailiness, where the faithful devoted themselves "to the apostles' teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers" (v.
The New Testament describes the first Christians as devoting themselves "to the apostles' teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers" (Acts 2:42).
Preparation for preaching talks, Sunday morning breaking of bread services and other Bible-based talks and discussion groups takes up a large proportion of my time, but they do provide me with another good incentive to read my Bible.
Though the breaking of bread is a "symbol" and not "the thing itself," nevertheless, "by the showing of the symbol the thing itself is also shown" (4.
This breaking of bread together, referred to as mumalaha, completes the ritual of reconciliation.
Marchers left simultaneously, amidst throwing of rose petals and breaking of bread, from three locations in the province, each a distance of about 200 km from Quebec City, their final destination.
I respond with this silent prayer: May the risen Lord stay with you that He may make your heart burn within you, and may you always come to know Him at the breaking of bread.
The Sunday evening Bible hour subject will be "Bible teaching about the breaking of bread.
They devoted themselves to the teaching of the apostles and the communal life, to the breaking of bread and to the prayers.
Another worthy breaking of bread occurs earlier on October 18 when Wallsend Boys' Club are holding their fundraising bash at the Marriott Hotel Gosforth Park.