April 4, 2021

Communion Service

Passage: 2 Corinthians 5:12-21
Service Type:
  • Today is the day of resurrection
  • At the communion service we are called to remember Jesus' death
    • The cross is at the centre of our faith
    • Children's talks - the doctrines of ... reconciliation
  • Reconciliation:
    • Bringing together two parties
    • Making peace from enemies
    • It brings a unity, friendship and love
    • Examples
    • There must be humility and an acceptance we have done wrong
    • There needs to be forgiveness
  • The Christian is in Christ - v17
    • Reconcile in Christ
    • Once an enemy but now a new person
    • We have been reconciled to God Himself through Jesus Christ who is the Mediator between God and man
    • Peace has been made at the cross
  • Restoration of a relationship?
    • In some ways the restoration of the perfect bond between God and Adam
      • Man had failed God and was at emnity with God
      • We need to be reconciled with God
    • As humans we blame others - example
      • Yet God provided for us
      • We would never be the 'prime mover' to reconciliation - God was the prime mover
  • God sent His Son into the world to reconcile us to Himself
    • v18-19
    • Reconciliation is for those who believe and trust in Him
    • What share and fear we would feel if we had to given an account to God
  • We have been reconciled to the living God
  • Closing Remarks