Why Focus On The “Remembrance” Aspect And Deliberately Ignore The Other Verses Concerning The Sacrament
So why ignore the verses containing the following: This is My Body……My Blood
My Body, Which is broken for you.
To be given….for the forgiveness of sins. The Living Bread from heaven.
Whoever Eats……and drinks….. Abide in Me and I in him.
Eat and drink judgment.
Not discerning the Body of the Lord. Will be guilty of The Body and Blood.
Is it fair or proper to ignore all these references in favour of
Yes indeed we remember Him when we partake of His Body and His Blood.
We remember and preach his atonement and His sacrificial death on the cross, until His Second Coming.
We remember His limitless Love.
But all this memory does not warrant forgetting that; “ This Is My Body….This Is My Blood”.
Also the expression “Each time you eat” and “Each time you drink” denotes perpetuity of the original offering made on Maundy Thursday.
 The Transubstantiation
The Transubstantiation was clearly proclaimed by Christ Himself:
(This Is My Body…….This Is My Blood)
He did not say “This is symbolic of My Body & this is symbolic of My Blood”.
Saint Paul did not speak “discerning the Lords Symbolic Body” but rather, He said:
(1 Cor 11:29) For he who eats and drinks in an unworthy manner eats and drinks judgment to himself, not discerning the Lord's body.
Hence if one says that he is only partaking of a symbol, such person is not discerning of the Lord’s body.
The biblical truth means the bible as a whole.
(2 Tim 3:16) All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness,
It is not proper to formulate and limit one’s teaching upon single verses.
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