Here, I’m standing at the door, knocking. If someone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he will eat with Me.” Revelation (CJB)
Breaking bread" is a time to experience fellowship with the Lord and one another in great joy and gratitude for all the Lord has done for us. .
It is the meal that seals the covenant and makes it unbreakable when eaten before and with the Lord to honor Him and confirm the covenant in His blood.
In a wedding ceremony, we make a covenant with one another and God. “What God has joined together, let not man put asunder.” Then the wedding is celebrated with a meal of some kind. A covenant is meant to be broken only by death.
The "table" represents peace, union, fellowship, reconciliation and family. We see this in Exodus 24:11, at the climax of the sealing of the covenant between God and
After Moses offered the sacrifice, sealing it with the "blood of the
covenant", he, the elders, Aaron and his sons went into the presence of
God on the mountain where they "beheld God and they ate and drank."
The ancient meals following the sacrifices were times of fellowship, celebration, praise, and rejoicing of their relationship and union with God. These meals were to be eaten "before the Lord your God." (Dt. 12:7, 18; , 26; ; 27:7; cf. Ex ) as victory meals.
In Revelation “Here, I’m standing at the door, knocking. If someone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he will eat with Me.”
Jesus is waiting to be invited into the intimate part of our lives, at the core of our being.
Since we have spent most of our time taking Communion in a church setting, we have come to expect the Lord’s sample instead of the Feast of the Lord. He is in this wholeheartedly.Are we? "Drink ye all of it."
Even when Jesus celebrated the “Last Supper” with His disciples, they celebrated with a feast. This fellowship meal lasted for hours as a celebration with Jesus before the Lord God. The disciples and Jesus verbally walked through each part of God’s deliverance out of
After the meal was over, they sang roaring songs of the Messiah’s return.
I heard a Jewish believer say the one thing he missed most about the Feast of Passover was the joy in the celebration.
We have even more to celebrate because our risen Lord has returned and He is coming again! So, instead of having Jesus’ funeral again and again, why not celebrate the victory He has bought us and the excitement of His glorious return.
has come! Kingdom
As we come to the table today, let’s open the door and invite Jesus into our lives anew.
Jesus gave His body and His blood for you and me. This is His love poured out for all who will receive Him. Amen!
Blessings on your day!