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  • One Communion Sunday, The Communion Steward ...  PRO

    Contributed by Don Hawks on Aug 19, 2004
    based on 10 ratings

    One communion Sunday, the communion steward prepared communion with a twist. When it came time to uncover the elements the grape juice looked darker than usual. The pastor thought nothing of it and began to serve the communion. Promptly upon receiving the cup, each recipient’s face had a more

  • Communion: In Remembrance

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Aug 11, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    COMMUNION: IN REMEMBRANCE A man was working in his backyard one day, when his neighbor began talking to him over the fence. He said, "Yeah, my wife and I went to one of those seminars yesterday, you know, where they teach you ways to improve your memory and such." His neighbor commented, more

  • For Everyone—communion Meditation  PRO

    Contributed by Troy Mason on Aug 22, 2002
    based on 42 ratings

    FOR EVERYONE-COMMUNION MEDITATION James W. Moore of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Houston tells a story about one of his minister friends. His name is Tom and he does a fascinating thing each month. Even though he has an extremely busy schedule he still makes the time each month to go down more

  • That Holy Communion Moment At The Hospital

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Apr 10, 2018

    Note: this happened to me personally - you can reference Jim Butcher of Madison WV. Some of you have heard me share this story over the last few weeks, but I think it’s worth sharing again for those who haven’t had the chance to hear it. In early March, Patti Price asked me to bring communion to more

  • Marriage Is Not Just Spiritual Communion And ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 11, 2007

    "Marriage is not just spiritual communion and passionate embraces; marriage is also three meals a day, sharing the more

  • Winning For Another—communion Meditation  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 5 ratings

    WINNING FOR ANOTHER--COMMUNION MEDITATION Giving your life for someone else is a powerful image. When it happens, it is impossible to miss the divine in it. Even when the sacrifice happens on a less than mortal level, it still echoes a spiritual truth. The world saw a little of this over the more

  • The Indescribable Gift—communion Meditation  PRO

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Nov 5, 2001
    based on 74 ratings

    THE INDESCRIBABLE GIFT--COMMUNION MEDITATION A few years ago, on "Good Morning, America," Joan Lunden featured some extraordinary gifts you might want to include on your Christmas gift list. One of them was a Jaguar automobile, the Jaguar 220. If you care to order one of these, go to your more

  • Stubborn Joy—communion Meditation  PRO

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Nov 30, 2001
    based on 38 ratings

    STUBBORN JOY--Communion Meditation "No man had more reason to be miserable than this one – yet no man was more joyful. His first home was a palace. Servants were at his fingertips. The snap of his fingers changed the course of history. His name was known and loved. He had everything – wealth, more

  • A Divine Perspective—communion Meditation  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 19, 2002
    based on 12 ratings

    A DIVINE PERSPECTIVE- COMMUNION MEDITATION Jim Cymbala, the author of "Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire" has said "The cross, as poignant as it is, is understandable from a human perspective: an innocent man was murdered by crooked politicians and religious leaders. But the empty tomb-- what can you say? more

  • Faithful To Return—communion Meditation  PRO

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Apr 22, 2002
    based on 29 ratings

    FAITHFUL TO RETURN--Communion Meditation W. Paul Jones tells the story of women who shared this story from her childhood as a polio victim: “When my mother left me in Sunday School, I always asked to wear her locket. She thought I like the locket. That wasn’t it at all. I knew I wasn’t worth more

  • In An Atmosphere Of Calm—communion Mediation  PRO

    Contributed by Matthew Rogers on Dec 9, 2001
    based on 20 ratings

    IN AN ATMOSPHERE OF CALM-- Communion Mediation Lucinda Norman, in an article for Lookout magazine, describes her Christmas shopping experience at a busy mall. People had been pushing, elbowing and cutting in front of her all day. Hardly able to take it anymore, she says, “During a 10-minute more

  • He's Forgotten—communion Meditation  PRO

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 23, 2002
    based on 15 ratings

    HE’S FORGOTTEN- COMMUNION MEDITATION She was crazy. Everyone knew it because she had the habit of talking to herself in public and it was known that she believed she even talked to Jesus - and Jesus talked back to her. A new preacher came to town and, hearing of the crazy woman, thought that he more

  • Making History—communion Meditation  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 30, 2002
    based on 16 ratings

    MAKING HISTORY--COMMUNION MEDITATION The author Circian writes: “Nathan Hale was a young man who had every prospect for a happy and fulfilling life. He was very well educated for his day—a Yale graduate in an era when very few went to college. Although there are many contemporary accounts more

  • Power In The Cross-Communion Meditation  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 6, 2002
    based on 34 ratings

    POWER IN THE CROSS-COMMUNION MEDITATION There is power in the cross. It's undeniable. Even unbelievers seem to squirm when considering its potential. David Brooks, of the Weekly Standard, reports "of the conniption being thrown by the American Atheist, the group founded by the late more

  • Communion In Your ‘civvies'  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 12, 2002
    based on 13 ratings

    COMMUNION IN YOUR ‘CIVVIES’ Janet Daley writes in the UK Telegraph about a “movement among Church of England clergy in favour of going into civvies.” One of the things that the Church of England Synod is debating is the agitation some are having for dress-down Sundays, which would allow the vicar more

  • Sustaining Fellowship—communion Meditation  PRO

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Aug 26, 2002
    based on 25 ratings

    SUSTAINING FELLOWSHIP- COMMUNION MEDITATION Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German pastor and theologian who was an enemy of the Nazis because he refused to go along with their state idea of a church that practiced the anti-semitism of the Nazis. In fact, he was a hunted man who upheld authentic more

  • A Perfect Salvation—communion Meditation  PRO

    Contributed by Robert Tatum on Sep 3, 2002
    based on 21 ratings

    A PERFECT SALVATION-COMMUNION MEDITATION Near Mobile, Alabama there was a railroad bridge that spanned a big bayou. The date was September 22, 1993. It was a foggy morning just before daybreak when a tugboat accidentally pushed a barge into the bayou. The drifting barge slammed into the bridge. more

  • Thinking On Hell- Communion Meditation  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Oct 5, 2002
    based on 27 ratings

    THINKING ON HELL- COMMUNION MEDITATION Maybe you’ve seen the famous sculpture "The Thinker." The statue was originally created in 1880 as part of Auguste Rodin’s larger work 'The Gates of Hell', an ornamental door for a proposed Palace of Decorative Arts. What is the thinker thinking more

  • Mortally Wounded—communion Meditation  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 2, 2002
    based on 9 ratings

    MORTALLY WOUNDED- COMMUNION MEDITATION "On the 19th of November 1967, in the vicinity of Dak To, Viet Nam Chaplain Charlie Waters was moving with one of the companies of his Battalion when it engaged a heavily armed enemy battalion. As the battle raged and the casualties mounted, Chaplain Waters, more

  • Squanto: A Picture Of Forgiveness--Communion ...  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Nov 17, 2002
    based on 23 ratings

    SQUANTO: A PICTURE OF FORGIVENESS--COMMUNION MEDITATION In 1605, Squanto, a Native American from the village of Patuxet and a member of the Pokanokit Wampanoag nation traveled to England with an explorer named John Weymouth. He experienced high adventure and learned some English. But on his more