March 2, 2008
Some say context is everything. By looking at the context of the first communion, Alistair Begg points out the startling statements in Jesus’ words about the Passover Feast. By telling the disciples that He was now the center of these celebrations, Jesus fulfilled the old covenant God made with Abraham, replacing it with the new covenant of His body. The communion elements are reminders of God’s new covenant—a fresh start, looking ahead to the day He comes again.