Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not the communion of the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, is it not the communion of the body of Christ?

General references

Bible References

Cup

1 Corinthians 10:21
It is not possible for you, at the same time, to take the cup of the Lord and the cup of evil spirits; you may not take part in the table of the Lord and the table of evil spirits.
1 Corinthians 11:23
For it was handed down to me from the Lord, as I gave it to you, that the Lord Jesus, on the night when Judas was false to him, took bread,
Matthew 26:26
And when they were taking food, Jesus took bread and, after blessing it, he gave the broken bread to the disciples and said, Take it; this is my body.
Mark 14:22
And while they were taking food, he took bread, and after blessing it, he gave the broken bread to them, and said, Take it: this is my body.
Luke 22:19
And he took bread and, having given praise, he gave it to them when it had been broken, saying, This is my body, which is given for you: do this in memory of me.

The communion of the blood

1 Corinthians 10:20
What I say is that the things offered by the Gentiles are offered to evil spirits and not to God; and it is not my desire for you to have any part with evil spirits.
1 Corinthians 1:9
God is true, through whom you have been given a part with his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.
1 Corinthians 12:13
For through the baptism of the one Spirit we were all formed into one body, Jews or Greeks, servants or free men, and were all made full of the same Spirit.
John 6:53
Then Jesus said to them, Truly I say to you, If you do not take the flesh of the Son of man for food, and if you do not take his blood for drink, you have no life in you.
Hebrews 3:14
For if we keep the substance of the faith which we had at the start, even till the end, we have a part with Christ;
1 John 1:3
We give you word of all we have seen and everything which has come to our ears, so that you may be united with us; and we are united with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ:

The bread

1 Corinthians 11:23
For it was handed down to me from the Lord, as I gave it to you, that the Lord Jesus, on the night when Judas was false to him, took bread,
Acts 2:42
And they kept their attention fixed on the Apostles' teaching and were united together in the taking of broken bread and in prayer.
Acts 20:7
And on the first day of the week, when we had come together for the holy meal, Paul gave them a talk, for it was his purpose to go away on the day after; and he went on talking till after the middle of the night.

General references

John 6:48
I am the bread of life.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain