Definition of the Lord's Supper in English:

the Lord's Supper

phrase

  • The Eucharist; Holy Communion (especially in Protestant use).

    • ‘That status is confined to the Lord's Supper and baptism.’
    • ‘God has given us two wonderful pictures of the gospel, Baptism and the Lord's Supper.’
    • ‘The Lord's Supper and Christian worship continue this witness beyond initiation in baptism into the further dimensions of Christian life, already in the emerging kingdom of God but not yet completed.’
    • ‘Should we call communion the Lord's Supper or Eucharist?’
    • ‘Even if they are baptized, Christians from denominations without a sacramental view of the Lord's Supper would hardly seem sufficiently informed about what is going on in the Episcopal rite to participate properly.’
    • ‘A covenant sign was a marker token which was a reminder of reality - like the rainbow, circumcision, baptism and Lord's Supper.’
    • ‘In contrast to symbolic, visual worship, we have but two sacraments, the Lord's Supper and Baptism, and beyond that we are directed to worship not through anticipatory symbols and the visual, but in the Spirit through the word.’
    • ‘Protestants observe only two sacraments, baptism and the Lord's Supper, for we find that these are the only two that Jesus commanded to be observed.’
    • ‘The earliest theologians were concerned not only with the meaning of the Scriptures, but also, with the theological implications of such Christian practices as baptism and the Lord's Supper.’
    • ‘We have God's word in Jesus, and we have God's grace in Baptism and the Lord's Supper.’
    eucharist, holy communion, lord's supper, mass
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