I Corinthians 5: 7 Purge out therefore the old leaven, that ye may be a new lump, as ye are unleavened. For even Christ our passover is sacrificed for us.
Jesus gathered the disciples in the Upper Room to commemorate Passover. In the midst of all the crowds gathered in Palestine was the Savior. Evil plans were in the making to get rid of Jesus and disperse the disciples. His enemies thought they would end it all right then. With the world against him, Jesus put himself in the midst of the supper. He left his throne and came to a low place on earth. He came to our low estate and his nail scarred hands saved us. He reached down and brought us out and to the “upper room” with him. We’re getting ready to go further up. The devil and the powers of darkness are gathering now as then but Jesus was and is in the midst.
Jesus took the bread and broke it. It was a new Passover. He passed the cup as the new testament in his blood for the remission of sins. Remember that when we come together Jesus is in the midst. He gave himself as sacrifice to be the sacrifice. He laid his life down himself and could take it back up. The bread and juice represent the sacrifice for us. It was all for us—you and me. Christ, our Passover, was sacrificed for us. It’s an honor to partake of communion with our Lord and know Jesus is here in the midst. I feel his presence. Every believer has a place at the table. That comes with a duty that’s not to be shirked.
Jesus said he wouldn’t drink again until he did so in the kingdom of heaven. Sitting down time will be here soon. He is Lord of Lords and King of Kings. Stay faithful to the cross and to the Word. One day faith will become sight. I don’t deserve a place at the table but Jesus sacrificed for me so I wouldn’t have to die lost and go to hell. The table was prepared by God’s dear son. Gather with joy and anticipation that soon we’ll eat in the kingdom of God.