Breaking Bread Together

Breaking Bread Together is God honoring fellowship that involves each of us as participants. Typically we pray before we eat. I like short prayers loaded with meaning. “Lord God, we thank you for life and food and health and we ask you to bless our fellowship together. Amen.”

Breaking Bread Together deepens our joint relationship with God our Father and Messiah Jesus our Lord by the Holy Spirit. Our relational attitude, behavior and the oneness we share is summed up by Paul.

I, then, the prisoner for the Master’s sake, entreat you to live and act as becomes those who have received the call that you have received—with all lowliness of mind and unselfishness, and with patience, bearing with one another lovingly, and earnestly striving to maintain, in the uniting bond of peace, the unity given by the Spirit. There is but one body and but one Spirit, as also when you were called you had one and the same hope held out to you. There is but one Lord, one faith, one baptism, and one God and Father of all, who rules over all, acts through all, and dwells in all. Yet to each of us individually grace was given, measured out with the munificence of Christ. Ephesians 4:1-7 WNT

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