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word is deipnon. For the greeks breajfast was just some bread dipped in wine. The midday meal was eaten anywhere even on the street or in the city square. The deipnon was the main meal of the day , where people sat down with no hurry and not only satisfied their hunger but lingered long in each others company. The very word shows that the meal was one where people were to “linger long” in each others company. Mathew 26:26-30 Mark 14:22-26 Luke 22:15-20 1 Corinthians 11:23-25 Mathew 26:17 Mark 14:12 Luke 22:1 1 Corinthians 16:8 Principles A church in which social and class distinctions exist is no church at all.In this part of corinthians, Priority of unity within the congregations;Genuine devotion toward one another as Family of God; Harmony or rapport that transcends social

barriers are all being emphasiwed by paul. He explains that we all make up the body of christ and should not be separated. “Every man in whose heart there is bitterness; contempt or hatred against his brother man as he comes to the table of our lord eats and drinks unworthily”Barclay. Christian giving expresses the principle of Grace. It is one means by which the Christian demonstrates graciousness. Having been a recipient of God’s Grace in salvation and in the Christian life, the Christian ministers grace to others. He is a conduit of Grace. “It is more blessed to give than to receive.” (Acts 20:35).Poverty is no excuse for not sharing. Believers should not have to be urged to give, because Jesus gave Himself. We give in gratitude, cheerfully, willingly, and in Grace.

Read 1 Cor. 6:19-20; 2 Cor. 8:1-15. The amount you give should be determined according to the following criteria: -By the need, 2 Cor. 8 and 9 -By how much wealth you have, 2 Cor. 8:12-15; and by how much God prospers you, 1 Cor. 16:2, Deut. 16:17; Matt. 10:8; Acts 11:29. -Giving is to be systematic (1 Cor. 16:2) and sacrificial (Luke 21:3,4; 2 Cor. 8:2) With Jesus a new covenant is opened to man dependent not on law but on love. Dependent not on mans ability to keep the law but on free grace of Gods love offered to men. Each time we eat of the bread and drink of the wine, we