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
Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons; ye cannot partake of the table of the Lord and the table of demons.
1 Corinthians 11:23
For I received from the Lord that which also I delivered to you: that the Lord Jesus, in the same night in which He was being betrayed, took bread;
Matthew 26:26
And, as they were eating, Jesus, taking a loaf and blessing it, broke it, and giving to his disciples, said, "Take, eat, this is My body."
Mark 14:22
And, as they were eating, having taken bread and blessed it, He broke, and gave to them, and said, "Take ye; this is My body."
Luke 22:19
And, taking bread, and giving thanks, He broke, and gave to them, saying, "This is My body, which is given for you; this do in remembrance of Me."

The communion of the blood

1 Corinthians 10:20
Nay, but I say that the things which the gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to demons, and not to God; and I do not wish you to become partakers with the demons.
1 Corinthians 1:9
God is faithful, through Whom ye were called into the fellowship of His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.
1 Corinthians 12:13
for, indeed, in one Spirit were we all immersed into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, whether bond or free; and were all made to drink of one Spirit.
John 6:53
Jesus, therefore, said to them, "Verily, verily, I say to you, unless ye eat the flesh of the Son of Man, and drink His blood, ye have no life in yourselves.
Hebrews 3:14
for we have become partakers of Christ, if we hold fast the beginning of our confidence firm to the end:
1 John 1:3
that which we have seen and heard we declare to you also, that ye also may have fellow-ship with us; and our fellowship also is with the Father, and with His Son Jesus Christ.

The bread

1 Corinthians 11:23
For I received from the Lord that which also I delivered to you: that the Lord Jesus, in the same night in which He was being betrayed, took bread;
Acts 2:42
and they were constantly attending the teaching of the apostles and the fellowship, and the breaking of bread, and the prayers.
Acts 20:7
And on the first day of the sabbaths, we having come together to break bread, Paul was discoursing to them (being about to depart on the morrow), and continued the discourse until midnight.

General references

John 6:48
I am the Bread of Life.