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36 Bible Verses about Sacraments

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1 Corinthians 11:23-25

For I received from the Lord what I also passed on to you: On the night when He was betrayed, the Lord Jesus took bread, gave thanks, broke it, and said,“This is My body, which is for you. Do this in remembrance of Me.” In the same way, after supper He also took the cup and said, “This cup is the new covenant established by My blood. Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of Me.”

Matthew 26:26-28

As they were eating, Jesus took bread, blessed and broke it, gave it to the disciples, and said, “Take and eat it; this is My body.” Then He took a cup, and after giving thanks, He gave it to them and said, “Drink from it, all of you. For this is My blood that establishes the covenant; it is shed for many for the forgiveness of sins.

Mark 14:22-24

As they were eating, He took bread, blessed and broke it, gave it to them, and said, “Take it; this is My body.” Then He took a cup, and after giving thanks, He gave it to them, and so they all drank from it. He said to them, “This is My blood that establishes the covenant;it is shed for many.

Luke 22:17-20

Then He took a cup, and after giving thanks, He said, “Take this and share it among yourselves. For I tell you, from now on I will not drink of the fruit of the vine until the kingdom of God comes.” And He took bread, gave thanks, broke it, gave it to them, and said, “This is My body, which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of Me.”read more.
In the same way He also took the cup after supper and said, “This cup is the new covenant established by My blood; it is shed for you.

Romans 6:3

Or are you unaware that all of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into His death?

1 Corinthians 10:16-17

The cup of blessing that we give thanks for, is it not a sharing in the blood of Christ? The bread that we break, is it not a sharing in the body of Christ? Because there is one bread, we who are many are one body, for all of us share that one bread.

Mark 14:22

As they were eating, He took bread, blessed and broke it, gave it to them, and said, “Take it; this is My body.”

John 6:32-35

Jesus said to them, “I assure you: Moses didn’t give you the bread from heaven, but My Father gives you the real bread from heaven. For the bread of God is the One who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world.” Then they said, “Sir, give us this bread always!”read more.
“I am the bread of life,” Jesus told them. “No one who comes to Me will ever be hungry, and no one who believes in Me will ever be thirsty again.

John 6:50-58

This is the bread that comes down from heaven so that anyone may eat of it and not die. I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread he will live forever. The bread that I will give for the life of the world is My flesh.” At that, the Jews argued among themselves, “How can this man give us His flesh to eat?”read more.
So Jesus said to them, “I assure you: Unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink His blood, you do not have life in yourselves. Anyone who eats My flesh and drinks My blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day, because My flesh is real food and My blood is real drink. The one who eats My flesh and drinks My blood lives in Me, and I in him. Just as the living Father sent Me and I live because of the Father, so the one who feeds on Me will live because of Me. This is the bread that came down from heaven; it is not like the manna your fathers ate—and they died. The one who eats this bread will live forever.”

Romans 6:3-4

Or are you unaware that all of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into His death? Therefore we were buried with Him by baptism into death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so we too may walk in a new way of life.

Romans 6:5-7

For if we have been joined with Him in the likeness of His death, we will certainly also be in the likeness of His resurrection. For we know that our old self was crucified with Him in order that sin’s dominion over the body may be abolished, so that we may no longer be enslaved to sin, since a person who has died is freed from sin’s claims.

1 Corinthians 11:26

For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until He comes.

Matthew 26:27-28

Then He took a cup, and after giving thanks, He gave it to them and said, “Drink from it, all of you. For this is My blood that establishes the covenant; it is shed for many for the forgiveness of sins.

Mark 14:23-24

Then He took a cup, and after giving thanks, He gave it to them, and so they all drank from it. He said to them, “This is My blood that establishes the covenant;it is shed for many.

Luke 22:20

In the same way He also took the cup after supper and said, “This cup is the new covenant established by My blood; it is shed for you.

1 Corinthians 11:25

In the same way, after supper He also took the cup and said, “This cup is the new covenant established by My blood. Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of Me.”

John 6:53-56

So Jesus said to them, “I assure you: Unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink His blood, you do not have life in yourselves. Anyone who eats My flesh and drinks My blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day, because My flesh is real food and My blood is real drink.read more.
The one who eats My flesh and drinks My blood lives in Me, and I in him.

Acts 7:8

Then He gave him the covenant of circumcision. After this, he fathered Isaac and circumcised him on the eighth day; Isaac did the same with Jacob, and Jacob with the 12 patriarchs.

Genesis 17:10-14

This is My covenant, which you are to keep, between Me and you and your offspring after you: Every one of your males must be circumcised. You must circumcise the flesh of your foreskin to serve as a sign of the covenant between Me and you. Throughout your generations, every male among you at eight days old is to be circumcised. This includes a slave born in your house and one purchased with money from any foreigner. The one who is not your offspring, read more.
a slave born in your house, as well as one purchased with money, must be circumcised. My covenant will be marked in your flesh as an everlasting covenant. If any male is not circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin, that man will be cut off from his people; he has broken My covenant.”

Romans 2:28-29

For a person is not a Jew who is one outwardly, and true circumcision is not something visible in the flesh. On the contrary, a person is a Jew who is one inwardly, and circumcision is of the heart—by the Spirit, not the letter. That man’s praise is not from men but from God.

Romans 4:10-11

In what way then was it credited—while he was circumcised, or uncircumcised? Not while he was circumcised, but uncircumcised. And he received the sign of circumcision as a seal of the righteousness that he had by faith while still uncircumcised. This was to make him the father of all who believe but are not circumcised, so that righteousness may be credited to them also.

Colossians 2:11-12

You were also circumcised in Him with a circumcision not done with hands, by putting off the body of flesh, in the circumcision of the Messiah. Having been buried with Him in baptism, you were also raised with Him through faith in the working of God, who raised Him from the dead.

Exodus 12:25-27

When you enter the land that the Lord will give you as He promised, you are to observe this ritual. When your children ask you, ‘What does this ritual mean to you?’ you are to reply, ‘It is the Passover sacrifice to the Lord, for He passed over the houses of the Israelites in Egypt when He struck the Egyptians and spared our homes.’” So the people bowed down and worshiped.

Luke 22:15-16

Then He said to them, “I have fervently desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer. For I tell you, I will not eat it again until it is fulfilled in the kingdom of God.”

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Sacraments » Examples of » Administered by john the baptist

Matthew 21:25

Where did John’s baptism come from? From heaven or from men?”They began to argue among themselves, “If we say, ‘From heaven,’ He will say to us, ‘Then why didn’t you believe him?’

Luke 3:12

Tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they asked him, “Teacher, what should we do?”

John 3:23

John also was baptizing in Aenon near Salim, because there was plenty of water there. People were coming and being baptized,

Acts 10:37

You know the events that took place throughout Judea, beginning from Galilee after the baptism that John preached:

Sacraments » Significance of baptism

Romans 6:3

Or are you unaware that all of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into His death?

Sacraments » Of believers, encouraged

Acts 10:48

And he commanded them to be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. Then they asked him to stay for a few days.

More verses: Acts 22:16

Sacraments » Examples of » Of Christ

Luke 3:21

When all the people were baptized, Jesus also was baptized. As He was praying, heaven opened,

Matthew 3:13

Then Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jordan, to be baptized by him.

Mark 1:9

In those days Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptized in the Jordan by John.

Sacraments » Examples of » Philippian jailer and household

Acts 16:33

He took them the same hour of the night and washed their wounds. Right away he and all his family were baptized.

Sacraments » Examples of » Lydia of thyatira

Sacraments » Examples of » Believers at pentecost

Sacraments » Examples of » Believers in corinth

Acts 18:8

Crispus, the leader of the synagogue, believed the Lord, along with his whole household. Many of the Corinthians, when they heard, believed and were baptized.

Sacraments » Examples of » The ethiopian eunuch

Acts 8:38

Then he ordered the chariot to stop, and both Philip and the eunuch went down into the water, and he baptized him.

Sacraments » Examples of » Converts in samaria

Sacraments » Examples of » Ephesian disciples

Acts 19:5

When they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.

Sacraments » Examples of » Saul of tarsus

Acts 9:18

At once something like scales fell from his eyes, and he regained his sight. Then he got up and was baptized.

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