The inherited churches all have some form or formula called Communion or the Eucharist.
They have added all kinds of mystical, or superstitious meanings to these ceremonies. Anywhere from the bread and wine actually become the body and blood of Messiah, to it must be grape juice, because Messiah never drank wine.
We would argue that none of this is true. None of these traditions have any connection whatsoever to what was said and done.
Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land until the ninth hour. Matt. 27:45 c.f. Mark 15:33; Luke23:44
FYI: Six to nine would be from noon till 3:00 pm on our Babylonian time scale.
None of us are meteorologists or astronomers, so we don’t know HOW it got dark, we only know why it must be.
Even the inherited churches understand that the Passover lambs were symbolic of the Redeemer’s final and complete payment for sin.
For Christ, our paschal lamb, has been sacrificed. 1 Cor 5:7b
Lost to the inherited churches is understanding anything about Passover and those lambs. They so avoid all things “Jewish” that they can’t seem to read the whole Bible. Continue reading