Saturday, June 21, 2014

Sunday Knox for Corpus Christi (1 COR 10:16-17)

We have a cup that we bless; is not this cup we bless a participation in Christ’s blood? Is not the bread we break a participation in Christ’s body? The one bread makes us one body, though we are many in number; the same bread is shared by all*.

Knox notes:
[9] The beginning of this verse may also be translated, ‘For we are one bread, one body, though many in number’.

The cup of blessing that we bless, is it not a participation in the blood of Christ?  The bread that we break, is it not a participation in the body of Christ? Because the loaf of bread is one, we, though many, are one body, for we all partake of the one loaf.

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