More About The Lords Supper

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Hi S____,

You are so right. It is the heart that matters. And the heart is neither cleansed nor defiled by outward rituals.

Mar 7:15 There is nothing from without a man, that entering into him can defile him: but the things which come out of him, those are they that defile the man.
Mar 7:16 If any man have ears to hear, let him hear.
Mar 7:17 And when he was entered into the house from the people, his disciples asked him concerning the parable.
Mar 7:18 And he saith unto them, Are ye so without understanding also? Do ye not perceive, that whatsoever thing from without entereth into the man, [it] cannot defile him;
Mar 7:19 Because it entereth not into his heart, but into the belly, and goeth out into the draught, purging all meats?
Mar 7:20 And he said, That which cometh out of the man, that defileth the man.

Go to and type in the words ‘Lord’s Supper.’ You can read all I have written on this subject there. Don’t allow modern day Pharisees to keep you from keeping the Lord’s supper every day with the “unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.” These words were written in the context of putting a physical fornicator out of the fellowship of the church in Corinth. They were never meant to be understood as Paul instituting a physical ritual. That is exactly the opposite of what Paul’s ministry was used to do.

Just before His apprehension by the Jews, Christ made this profound statement to His disciples:

Joh 16:12 I have yet many things to say unto you, but ye cannot bear them now.

Christ knew that his own disciples could not yet accept the fact that circumcision was of the spirit. He knew that they could not yet accept the fact that Jews are not really Jews:

Rom 2:28 For he is not a Jew, which is one outwardly; neither is that circumcision, which is outward in the flesh:
Rom 2:29 But he is a Jew, which is one inwardly; and circumcision [is that] of the heart, in the spirit, [and] not in the letter; whose praise is not of men, but of God.

Peter and the other apostles were coming to see that outward rituals like circumcision have nothing to do with changing one’s heart. This is demonstrated when they all came together to discuss circumcision in Act 15. But even here the apostles still thought that if you were a Jew, you must be circumcised. They had not yet seen the depth of the Truth God gave to the apostle Paul when he penned Romans 2, Galatians 3 and 4 and Ephesians 2 and many other verses of scripture which reveal that “there is neither Gentile nor Jew, but we are all one in Christ. This does not say there is no Jew. It does say that all who are in Christ, be they Gentile or Jew, are now spiritually circumcised and are now part of the commonwealth of Israel and are now spiritual Jews.

This principle of seeing the things that were physical as now being spiritual is much more far-reaching than modern day Pharisees want to admit.

Your brother in Christ,


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