Vidal Muniz

Episode 353 - Firstborn - A Journey on the Preeminence of Christ (Part 1) Luke 2:7

December 3, 2019

Luke 2

7 and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them.

1 Corinthians 11

23 For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you: The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread, 
1 Corinthians 11

24 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

25 In the same way, after supper he took the cup, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood; do this, whenever you drink it, in remembrance of me.” 
1 Corinthians 11

26 For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes.

Gospel Opportunities

Social Tensions
elitism

confusion on personal freedom

assumption of wisdom
1 Corinthians 11

17 In the following directives I have no praise for you, for your meetings do more harm than good.
The Gospel

Ordinances

Church discipline
1 Corinthians 11

18 In the first place, I hear that when you come together as a church, there are divisions among you, and to some extent I believe it.
celebration

toleration
1 Corinthias 11

19 No doubt there have to be differences among you to show which of you have God’s approval. 
Acceptance

Approval
1 Corinthians 11

20 So then, when you come together, it is not the Lord’s Supper you eat,
Like Minded

The Mind of Christ
1 Corinthians 11

23 For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you: The Lord Jesus, on the night he was betrayed, took bread, 
1 Corinthians 11

24 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

25 In the same way, after supper he took the cup, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood; do this, whenever you drink it, in remembrance of me.” 
1 Corinthians 11

26 For whenever you eat this bread and drink this cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes.