There are two church ordinances that we as Independent Baptist observe:
- The Lord's Supper
Introduction: There are many things that we ought to remember.
1. God's Memorials
The passover in Exodus 12 This tells us that we were to kill a lamb, sprinkle the blood over the door and then eat the lamb.
Jar of Manna in Exodus 16:4 This tells us that God fed His people with manna (tastes a little like wafers made from honey) during the wilderness journey
Taking 12 stones out of the Jordan River. Joshua 4:4
The anointing ointment Matthew 26:6 This is the anointing of Jesus by the woman of Bethany, she realised who Christ was, and the importance of His ministry Matthew 26:27-28
2. God's Memorial Supper 1 Corinthians 11:24
The broken body of Jesus Matthew 26:26
The shed Blood Matthew 26:27-28
To remember what Christ has done for us
To remember Christs promise of His return Matthew 26:29
Personal Examination 1 Corinthians 11:28