Tom Scott - 11/09/2016

1 Corinthians 11:23-26

September 11, 2016

Introduction: Today marks the 15th anniversary of the tragic events which transformed many of our lives.  This morning we are taking a few moments to remember the events of that day and to express our gratitude for those who serve and protect us.  Jesus gave us a way to remember His ultimate sacrifice upon the cross through the communion service.

 

I. A day to remember.

A. They became our heroes.

B. He became our Savior.  1 Corinthians 11:23-26

 

II. A meal to remember.

A. A piece of ___________.  John 1:14

B. A cup of ____________.  Colossians 1:19-20

 

III. A way to remember.

A. Let’s take time to ______________.  Exodus 12:25-27

B. Let’s take time to say ___________.  Luke 17:17-19

C. Let’s take time to _____________.  Galatians 5:13-14

 

Conclusion: America was forever changed by the events of September 11th, 2001.  As Christians, we understand that the world was forever altered by what transpired on a Roman cross some two thousand years ago.  Jesus became more than a hero, He became our Savior.  Today, we say thanks to those who serve and protect us.  The Lord’s Supper is a constant reminder of the sacrifice Jesus made for us on the cross.  May we never forget that sacrifice!

 

Key Thought: Today we give thanks to God for those who have sacrificed on our behalf.

Key Words: bread, juice, reflect, thanks, serve

 

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