Lord's table

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the table in Christian churches where communion is given

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The fundamental rite of admittance to the Lord's table is baptism.
The next time you break bread with fellow believers at the Lord's table, see it as not merely a past remembrance of a wonderful act done long ago on a hill called Golgotha, but as an ongoing act of God using you, together with his whole body all around the world, to be his broken body, continuing that ancient confession: "The Word became flesh and dwelt among us, full of grace and truth," so that, indeed, all may know that Jesus Christ is Lord of all.
Izuzquiza is at his best when he offers theological analyses of figures like Mother Teresa of Calcutta, whose eucharistic mysticism unites the broken body of Christ at the Lord's Table with the presence of Christ in wounded bodies in the slums.
The inability of Christians to come together at the Lord's Table has serious implications for mission and evangelism in a country like Japan or anywhere else for that matter.
The best poet and musician were each given a chair at the lord's table.
For example, as a chaplain on a destroyer escort during the war years, he eschewed onboard segregation and rigid hierarchy by equalizing and uniting all at the Lord's Table.
Described in the sources variously as a ban (interdiction; interdire), a suspension (suspension; suspendre) or a prohibition (defense; defendre), this minor excommunication barred the sinner from the sacrament of the Lord's Table but not from social contact with other church members or from public worship services.
Every time we gather at the Lord's table we enact this reality.
Such vices included, among others, lax church attendance, neglect of the Lord's Table, an assortment of sexual indiscretions, swindling, wagering, drunkenness, fistfights, and profanity.
It is a vision of an inclusive community where all are equal around the Lord's Table.
The humble Parson extends generous welcome and mild admonition to those approaching the Lord's table, compared to which all previous meals have failed to satisfy vain appetites: "taste" is "waste" (1-2) and wine is "drunk amisse" (10) if not of "the feast, / God, in whom all dainties are" (5-6).
At the Lord's table, those who have bread bring it, and all are fed; that is the model for the Christian social vision in all times and places.
Each believer, baptized into Christ, anointed by the Holy Spirit, and nourished at the Lord's table, shares in the common priesthood and is empowered to offer authentic corporate worship.
Until we can all gather around the Lord's table together, we will not get very far in following Jesus together.
Albert Outler is quoted, to the effect that `Christians united for justice while separated from each other at their Lord's table send the wrong message out to a skeptical world' (p.