Tag Archive | Jesus Christ

The Cup of Redemption

The Cup of Redemption

Part 7 Communion and the Last Supper: The third Seder Meal cup – the cup of redemption: The cup of redemption speaks of salvation and rescue. For the Jews it symbolizes the blood of the lamb in Egypt that saved them from slavery. For Christians it symbolizes the blood of the Lamb of God that saves […]

The amazing symbolism of the Matzah and Aficoman in the Passover Seder Meal

The amazing symbolism of the Matzah and Aficoman in the Passover Seder Meal

Part 6 Communion and the Last Supper: At the Passover Seder Meal, three pieces of Matzah (unleavened bread) are put into a Matzah Pouch, one in each of the three compartments. The Jews have various ideas to what this represents: the three measures of fine meal from which Sarah baked cakes for her husband Abraham’s […]

The symbolic food at the Seder Passover Meal

The symbolic food at the Seder Passover Meal

Part 4 Communion and the Last Supper: Dipping parsley into the salt water: After taking a sip from the first cup of wine, everyone picks up the parsley and dips it in to salt water and then tastes a bit. This represents the Jew’s tears of slavery when they were in Egypt. Matzah (unleavened bread) […]

The Passover Meal and Communion

The Passover Meal and Communion

Part 2 Communion and the Last Supper: How did Jesus introduce the concept of Communion? In part 1 we looked at how Jesus introduced the Communion by having a Passover Meal, and we looked briefly at how the Passover Meal has now become the Seder Meal. Firstly, who was there at this Passover meal? Talking […]

Is the Lord’s Supper the Passover Meal?

Is the Lord’s Supper the Passover Meal?

Part 1 Communion and the Last Supper: How did Jesus introduce the concept of Communion? In John’s gospel the setting was an “evening meal” [1] In the gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke it was at a Passover meal with his followers: “I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer.” [2] […]

Gays can’t stay at B & B’s

Gays can’t stay at B & B’s

Has anyone been turned away recently from a Bed and Breakfast for being: greedy? or an angry person? or a Gay couple? Are these ‘things’ on the same level? Does God really see any one of these as being worse than the rest? My argument is this: If anybody wants to ban a Gay couple […]

[10] Christine Reason: My story, the years 1944 to 1945

[10] Christine Reason: My story, the years 1944 to 1945

When I was living in Rye, my Aunt Rene and Uncle Arch took me to the Baptist church there. His family were all members there. I do not think that I had a deep faith then, but I enjoyed going, and I expect that I absorbed the Bible teaching, without probably realising it. It was […]