A sacrament (see below) in which a person receives the body and blood of Jesus Christ along with the visible elements (bread and wine) for the forgiveness of sins.
A memorial meal for believers to commemorate Jesus' death and suffering, using bread and wine as symbols of His broken body and shed blood, as was portrayed at His last supper with His disciples. It is also referred to as Holy Communion. "Therefore when you come together in one place, it is not to eat the Lord's Supper" (1 Cor. 11:20).
Another name for the Eucharist.
(lords SUP·per). The full meal, the Last Supper, the evening before Jesus' Crucifixion. Thereafter the ancient Church held an annual fellowship meal celebrated on the eve of Nisan 14. The annual fellowship meal, now known as the Lord's Supper, was ceremonial not to satisfy hunger. Similar to the Pascal meal in the Mosaic Code its purpose was spiritual not physical.
a Christian sacrament commemorating the Last Supper by consecrating bread and wine
the traditional Passover supper of Jesus with his disciples on the eve of his crucifixion
another phrase for Holy Communion
the sacrament of Communion
Eucharistic doctrine espoused by Swiss reformer Zwingli whereby the Eucharist is a memorial of the Last Supper, but no changes occur in the elements. (p. 463)
The celebration of the Holy Eucharist.