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Lord's Supper   /lɔrdz sˈəpər/   Listen
Lord's Supper

noun
1.
A Christian sacrament commemorating the Last Supper by consecrating bread and wine.  Synonyms: Eucharist, Eucharistic liturgy, Holy Eucharist, Holy Sacrament, Liturgy, sacrament of the Eucharist.
2.
The traditional Passover supper of Jesus with his disciples on the eve of his crucifixion.  Synonym: Last Supper.






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"Lord's Supper" Quotes from Famous Books



... led to the erection of this simple monument reaches its highest and sacredest instance in the institution of the Lord's Supper, in which Jesus, with wonderful lowliness, condescends to avail Himself of material symbols in order to secure a firmer place in treacherous memories. He might well have expected that such stupendous love ...
— Expositions Of Holy Scripture - Volume I: St. Luke, Chaps. I to XII • Alexander Maclaren

... stand; and whether the person officiating should be called a priest or a clergyman; and whether he should wear one kind of dress or another. Great importance was attached to these things; but it was not on their own account, but on account of their bearing on the question whether the Lord's Supper was to be considered only a ceremony commemorative of Christ's death, or whether it was, whenever celebrated by a regularly authorized priest, a real renewal of the sacrifice of Christ, as the Catholics maintained. Calling the communion table ...
— Charles I - Makers of History • Jacob Abbott



Words linked to "Lord's Supper" :   Holy Communion, manduction, Passover supper, sacrament, Seder, sacramental manduction, offertory, communion



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