Discerning the Lord"s body
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Discerning the Lord"s body the rationale of a Catholic democracy. by Frederic Hastings Smyth

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Published by Cloister Press in Louisville .
Written in English


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At head of title: Metacasmesis mundi per incarnationem.

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Open LibraryOL19846540M

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Discerning the Lord''s body;: The rationale of a Catholic democracy, [Frederic Hastings Smyth] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Discerning The Lord’s Body 1 Corinthians and when He had given thanks, He broke it and said, “Take, eat; this is My body which is broken for you; do this in remembrance of Me.”. THIS BREAD, and drink this cup of the Lord, UNWORTHILY, shall be guilty of the body and blood of the Lord For he that ea-teth and drinketh unworthily, eateth and drinketh damnation to himself, not discerning the Lord's body. For this cause many are WEAK and SICKLY among you, and MANY SLEEP,” 1 Corinthi-ans File Size: KB.   In conjunction with reading this, I've watched Joseph Princes' 3 videos on Discerning the Lord's Body in Holy It's short and to the point. Joseph Prince clearly explains how to separate the body (bread) of Christ from the /5.

Corinthians came to the Lord’s table not discerning the Lord’s body–not making a distinction between that and common food.” Unger’s Bible Handbook explains the meaning of the passage in this way: “in an unworthy manner means in an attitude of unconfessed sin, and thus being guilty of the body and blood of the Lord, transgressing against. If we discern the Lord’s body in the Body of Christ we will receive blessings that we will not receive if we are closed to the Body of Christ. If we treat the Body of Christ with contempt through the way we do relationships, we are also inviting trouble “judgment” on ourselves. Not discerning; rather, if he discern not, the Lord's body, Any one who approach? the Lord's Supper in a spirit of levity or defiance, not discriminating between it and common food, draws on himself, by so eating and drinking, a judgment which is defined in the next verse. The causal conjunction ‘for’ links ‘discerning the body’ to the preceding requirement of ‘self-examination’ that is meant to occur prior to partaking of the elements in the Lord’s Supper. This is our most solid thread that connects self-examination to the Communion.

  He also broke bread and said it represented His body. “As I meditated on the symbolism of the broken bread, His body, I thought about the 39 stripes He received when He was scourged. He had literally taken the beating due us for our sin. I realized that discerning the body of the Lord meant our focus should be on the Lord. The word of the Lord is the living bread, the Lord's body. When we are not discerning the Lord's body correctly this is when we believe things from the word of god incorrectly. When we take communion and are living in this deception of false teachings and beliefs, we are also drinking judgement on ourselves. Discerning the Lord’s body ‘For he who eats and drinks in an unworthy manner eats and drinks judgement to himself, not discerning the Lord’s body’ (1 Corinthians 29) God’s Word shows us the consequences of sin, not to depress us but that, by . He who eats and drinks in an unworthy manner eats and drinks judgment to himself, not discerning the Lord's body. [NKJV] In a related article, "Examination and Remembrance," I argued that the requirement for "self-examination" in 1 Corinthians , as well as the "remembrance" aspect of the Supper articulated in vv.