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