What is the meaning of communion?
1 : an act or instance of sharing. 2a capitalized : a Christian sacrament in which consecrated bread and wine are consumed as memorials of Christ’s death or as symbols for the realization of a spiritual union between Christ and communicant or as the body and blood of Christ. b : the act of receiving Communion.
What is the meaning Ofeucharist?
yo͝o’kər-ĭst. Filters. The Eucharist is defined as a Christian ceremony during which bread and wine are made holy and made to be the symbols of the body and blood of Jesus Christ. A Christian ceremony in which bread and wine are made holy before communion is an example of the Eucharist. noun.
Is the Lord’s Supper the same as communion?
The Eucharist (/ˈjuːkərɪst/; also known as Holy Communion and the Lord’s Supper among other names) is a Christian rite that is considered a sacrament in most churches, and as an ordinance in others. Reformed Christians believe in a real spiritual presence of Christ in the Eucharist.
How do you say communion?
Can you take communion every day?
Most in the Church of Christ insist that communion may only be taken on Sundays and must be taken every Sunday. In addition, since the Bible is silent about eating it on any other day of the week, Sunday is the only day that God has authorized.
Is it OK to take communion at home?
The answer is a resounding YES! In fact, when Jesus first modeled the spiritual tradition of communion, He did it in someone’s home. If you’re a believer, you can take communion at home or just about anywhere.
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