“For I received from the Lord that which I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus in the night in which He was betrayed took bread; and when He had given thanks, He broke it and said, “This is My body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of Me.” (1 Corinthians 11:23-24)
This is My body…. We can become bogged down in the argument of whether we are to remember, to believe it is some literalism, or just do it in remembrance. Regardless the way in which Your mind works, if it helps, do whatever you do because the Lord has commanded it. Be gracious in and to all, for it is by grace that you have been saved, knowing that it is what the Lord is doing that is important.
As I partake of the gift You have given Lord, help me to have a heart that is thankful. Guide me according to Your purpose that I may now and always live knowing that I am in Your presence. Feed me as You alone can feed me and keep me from insisting that the way I think is the only plausible way. Your thoughts are above my thoughts and Your ways are above my ways. Lead me knowing this truth.
Lord Jesus, before You went to the cross, You gave gifts to the faithful. Unite me with the saints of all times and places that I may humbly abide in Your presence according to Your Word. Feed me the bread of heaven and enliven my spirit with the knowledge of Your presence that I may now and always rejoice in Your atonement and resurrection. Lead me as You know I need to be led that I may live into the life to which You have called me. Amen.