As we celebrate _________________ we are going to talk about ____________________.

Communion was an _________________ part of the early Christian’s worship experience.

Communion remembers a __________________ connection with God and a ___________________ connection with God and others.

Matthew 26:26-28

26 While they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take and eat; this is my body.”

27 Then he took a cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you. 28 This is my blood of the[a] covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.

The vertical ___________________ with God is vital because of the _____________________ caused by sin.

The bread is a symbol of Jesus’ _______________ which was offered as a sacrifice.

The juice is a symbol of Jesus’ ________________, through which we have ____________________.

The horizontal connection is between ________, _____________, and ________________.

Each time we read of _________________ taking place, it takes place is a _____________________ of people.

There is really no way to ___________________ the vertical connection.

Few people are drawn to God by your _________________ connection alone.

Jesus knew that the horizontal connection His followers have with others would be most _________________ in helping others desire a vertical connection with Him.

By this all men will know that you are my disciples…..


You ______________ love God and ___________ love your brother.

1 John 4:21. 21 And he has given us this command: Anyone who loves God must also love their brother and sister.

The horizontal connection is the way people ____________ the evidence of our vertical connection with their ___________.

How are your connections?