Preaching Outline for Holy Communion

Published On: 12 de October de 2023Categories: preaching model

Outline Theme: Preaching for Holy Communion – “Communion and Remembrance of Christ’s Sacrifice”

Biblical Text Used: 1 Corinthians 11:23-26

Purpose of the Outline: The purpose of this outline is to lead those participating in Holy Communion into a deep reflection on the meaning of communion and the importance of remembering Christ’s sacrifice.

Holy Communion is a sacred time when we come together as the body of Christ to remember Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross and celebrate our communion with Him and each other. Today, we will reflect on the meaning and importance of this act.

Central Theme: Communion and Remembrance of Christ’s Sacrifice

I. The Meaning of Holy Communion

  • The Institution by Jesus : 1 Corinthians 11:23
  • The Bread That Represents the Body of Christ : 1 Corinthians 11:24
  • The Cup Representing the Blood of Christ : 1 Corinthians 11:25
  • We proclaim the Lord’s Death until He Comes : 1 Corinthians 11:26

II. Communion with Christ and the Brothers

  • Participation in the Body of Christ : 1 Corinthians 10:16
  • Unity and Love among Believers : 1 Corinthians 11:33
  • Examination of Self and Heart : 1 Corinthians 11:28
  • The Purpose of Restoration : Galatians 6:1-2

III. Remembering Christ’s Sacrifice

  • The Bread That Remembers His Broken Body : 1 Corinthians 11:24
  • The Cup that Remembers His Spilled Blood : 1 Corinthians 11:25
  • Remembering His Death until He Comes : 1 Corinthians 11:26
  • Gratitude and Worship to God : Psalm 103:1-5

IV. Living a Life Worthy of Christ’s Sacrifice

  • Walk in Newness of Life : Romans 6:4
  • Serving One Another with Love : Galatians 5:13
  • Forgiveness and Reconciliation : Colossians 3:13
  • Testifying to the Love of Christ : 1 John 4:10-11

V. Prayer of Thanksgiving and Consecration

  • Thanksgiving for the Grace of God : 2 Corinthians 9:15
  • Consecration of Heart and Life to Christ : Romans 12:1-2
  • Intercession for the Needy : 1 Timothy 2:1

At Holy Communion, we celebrate our communion with Christ and with each other, remembering the great sacrifice He made for us on the cross. May this moment inspire us to live lives worthy of His love and grace, seeking unity, love, forgiveness, and mutual service in our relationships with God and with our brothers and sisters in Christ.

When to Use This Outline:
This Holy Communion preaching outline is appropriate for use in Holy Communion services, whether during the regular celebration or on special occasions. It serves as a meaningful reminder of the purpose and meaning of Holy Communion, encouraging participants to reflect on Christ’s sacrifice and live lives that honor that sacrifice. It can be adapted to suit the context of the celebration of Holy Communion in the church.

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Written by : Ministério Veredas Do IDE

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