Lord's Supper
noun Date: 14th century communion 2a

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Lord's Supper — n. 1. LAST SUPPER 2. EUCHARIST …   English World dictionary

  • Lord's Supper —    No more contentious issue emerged among 16th century Protestant reformers than that of the sacraments, those ceremonial events designed to serve as a sign of God s presence and confirmation of his promises in Jesus Christ to the community of… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Lord's Supper — noun 1. a Christian sacrament commemorating the Last Supper by consecrating bread and wine (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑Holy Eucharist, ↑Eucharist, ↑sacrament of the Eucharist, ↑Holy Sacrament, ↑Liturgy, ↑Eucharistic liturgy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lord's Supper — The last meal before his trial [[➝ trial of Jesus]] and crucifixion which Jesus held with his disciples in the Upper Room; the name derives from Paul s reference to it (1 Cor. 11). It has been much disputed whether this meal was a Passover, as… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Lord's Supper — The Lord s Supper may refer to:*Eucharist, a rite in Christianity*The Last Supper, the last meal Jesus shared with his disciples.ee also*The Last Supper (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • Lord's Supper —    (1 Cor. 11:20), called also the Lord s table (10:21), communion, cup of blessing (10:16), and breaking of bread (Acts 2:42).    In the early Church it was called also eucharist, or giving of thanks (comp. Matt. 26:27), and generally by the… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Lord's Supper —    Because the Eucharist is a commemoration of the Last Supper Jesus celebrated with his disciples prior to his Passion and death, it is sometimes called the Lord s Supper. (See CCC 610 611, 1340) …   Glossary of theological terms

  • Lord's Supper — Lord s′ Sup′per n. the, 1) rel Eucharist 2) rel Last Supper …   From formal English to slang

  • Lord's Supper — Lord s Sup|per, the another name for the ↑Eucharist …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Lord's Supper — 1. the sacrament in commemoration of the Last Supper; communion; Mass; Eucharist. 2. See Last Supper. [1350 1400; ME] * * * …   Universalium

  • Lord's Supper — noun a) In Christianity, the Eucharist. b) The Last Supper at Passover of Jesus with his disciples. Syn: Last Supper …   Wiktionary

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