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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, that the Lord Jesus, on the night in which he was betrayed, took bread, and [after he] had given thanks, he broke [it] and said, "This is my body which [is] for you. Do this in remembrance of me." Likewise also the cup, after they had eaten, saying, "This cup is the new covenant in my blood. Do this, as often as you drink [it], in remembrance of me."

Matthew 26:26-28

Now [while] they were eating Jesus took bread and, [after] giving thanks, he broke [it], and giving [it] to the disciples, he said, "Take, eat, this is my body." And [after] taking the cup and giving thanks he gave [it] to them, saying, "Drink from it, all of you, for this is my blood of the covenant which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.

Mark 14:22-24

And [while] they were eating, he took bread [and], [after] giving thanks, he broke [it] and gave [it] to them and said, "Take [it], this is my body." And [after] taking the cup [and] giving thanks, he gave [it] to them, and they all drank from it. And he said to them, "This is my blood of the covenant which is poured out for many.

Luke 22:17-20

And he took in hand 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 product of the vine until the kingdom of God comes." And he took bread, [and] [after] giving thanks, he broke [it] and gave [it] to them, saying, "This is my body which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me."read more.
And in the same way the cup after [they] had eaten, saying, "This cup [is] the new covenant in my blood which is poured out for you.

Romans 6:3

Or do you not know that as many as were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?

1 Corinthians 10:16-17

The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not a participation in the blood of Christ? The bread which we break, is it not a participation in the body of Christ? Because [there is] one bread, [we] who [are] many are one body, for [we] all share from the one bread.

Matthew 26:26

Now [while] they were eating Jesus took bread and, [after] giving thanks, he broke [it], and giving [it] to the disciples, he said, "Take, eat, this is my body."

Mark 14:22

And [while] they were eating, he took bread [and], [after] giving thanks, he broke [it] and gave [it] to them and said, "Take [it], this is my body."

Luke 22:19

And he took bread, [and] [after] giving thanks, he broke [it] and gave [it] to them, saying, "This is my body which is given for you. Do this in remembrance of me."

1 Corinthians 11:24

and [after he] had given thanks, he broke [it] and said, "This is my body which [is] for you. Do this in remembrance of me."

John 6:32-35

Then Jesus said to them, "Truly, truly I say to you, Moses did not give you bread from heaven, but my Father is giving you the true bread from heaven! For the bread of God is the one who comes down from heaven and gives life to the world." So they said to him, "Sir, always give us this bread!"read more.
Jesus said to them, "I am the bread of life. The one who comes to me will never be hungry, and the one who believes in me will never be thirsty again.

John 6:50-58

This is the bread that comes down from heaven so that someone may eat from it and not die. I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats from this bread, he will live {forever}. And the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh." So the Jews began to quarrel {among themselves}, saying, "How can this man give us his flesh to eat?"read more.
Then Jesus said to them, "Truly, truly I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you do not have life in yourselves! The one who eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day. For my flesh is true food, and my blood is true drink. The one who eats my flesh and drinks my blood resides in me and I in him. Just as the living Father sent me, and I live because of the Father, [so] also the one who eats me--that one will live because of me. This is the bread that came down from heaven, not as the fathers ate and died. The one who eats this bread will live {forever}."

Romans 6:3-4

Or do you not know that as many as were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death? Therefore we have been buried with him through baptism into death, in order that just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so also we may live {a new way of life}.

Romans 6:5-7

For if we have become identified with [him] in the likeness of his death, certainly also we will be [identified with him in the likeness] of [his] resurrection, knowing this, that our old man was crucified together with [him], in order that the body of sin may be done away with, [that] we may no longer be enslaved to sin. For the one who has died has been freed from sin.

1 Corinthians 11:26

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

Matthew 26:27-28

And [after] taking the cup and giving thanks he gave [it] to them, saying, "Drink from it, all of you, for this is my blood of the covenant which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.

Mark 14:23-24

And [after] taking the cup [and] giving thanks, he gave [it] to them, and they all drank from it. And he said to them, "This is my blood of the covenant which is poured out for many.

Luke 22:20

And in the same way the cup after [they] had eaten, saying, "This cup [is] the new covenant in my blood which is poured out for you.

1 Corinthians 11:25

Likewise also the cup, after they had eaten, saying, "This cup is the new covenant in my blood. Do this, as often as you drink [it], in remembrance of me."

John 6:53-56

Then Jesus said to them, "Truly, truly I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you do not have life in yourselves! The one who eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day. For my flesh is true food, and my blood is true drink.read more.
The one who eats my flesh and drinks my blood resides in me and I in him.

Acts 7:8

And he gave him the covenant of circumcision, and so he became the father of Isaac and circumcised him on the eighth day, and Isaac [did so with] Jacob, and Jacob [did so with] the twelve patriarchs.

Genesis 17:10-14

This [is] my covenant which you shall keep, between me and you, and [also] with your offspring after you: Every male among you shall be circumcised. And you shall circumcise the flesh of your foreskin, and it shall be a sign of the covenant between me and you. And {at eight days of age} you shall yourselves circumcise every male [belonging] to your generations [and] {the servant born in your house and the one bought from any foreigner} who is not from your offspring.read more.
{You must certainly circumcise} {the servant born in your house and the one bought from any foreigner}. And my covenant shall be with your flesh as an everlasting covenant. And [as for any] uncircumcised male who has not circumcised the flesh of his foreskin, that person shall be cut off from his people. He has broken my covenant.

Romans 2:28-29

For the Jew is not {one outwardly}, nor [is] circumcision {outwardly}, in the flesh. But the Jew {is one inwardly}, and circumcision [is] of the heart, by the Spirit, not by the letter, whose praise [is] not from people but from God.

Romans 4:10-11

How then was it credited? [While he] was {circumcised} or {uncircumcised}? Not {while circumcised} but {while uncircumcised}! And he received the sign of circumcision [as] a seal of the righteousness by faith which [he had] {while uncircumcised}, so that he could be the father of all who believe {although they are uncircumcised}, so that righteousness could be credited to them,

Colossians 2:11-12

in whom also you were circumcised with a circumcision not made by hands, by the removal of the body of the flesh, by the circumcision of Christ, having been buried with him in baptism, in which also you were raised together with [him] through faith in the working of God, who raised him from the dead.

Exodus 12:25-27

{And} when you come into the land that Yahweh will give to you, as he said, you will keep this {religious custom}. {And} when your children say to you, 'What [is] this {religious custom} for you?' you will say, 'It [is] a Passover sacrifice for Yahweh, who passed over the houses of the {Israelites} in Egypt when he struck Egypt; and he delivered our houses.'" And the people knelt down and they worshiped.

Luke 22:15-16

And he said to them, "{I have earnestly desired} to eat this Passover with you before I suffer. For I tell you that I will not eat it until it is fulfilled in the kingdom of God."

1 Corinthians 5:7

Clean out the old leaven in order that you may be a new batch of dough, just as you are unleavened. For Christ our Passover has been sacrificed.

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Sacraments » Examples of » Administered by john the baptist

Matthew 21:25

From where was the baptism of John--from heaven or from men?" And they began to discuss [this] among themselves, saying, "If we say 'From heaven,' he will say to us, 'Why then did you not believe him?'

Luke 3:12

And tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what should we do?"

John 3:23

Now John was also baptizing at Aenon near Salim, because water was plentiful there, and they were coming and were being baptized.

Acts 10:37

you know the thing that happened throughout all Judea, beginning from Galilee, after the baptism that John proclaimed:

Matthew 3:6

and they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River [as they] confessed their sins.

Sacraments » Significance of baptism

Romans 6:3

Or do you not know that as many as were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?

Sacraments » Of believers, encouraged

Acts 10:48

So he ordered [that] they be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ. Then they asked him to stay for several days.

More verses: Acts 22:16

Sacraments » Examples of » Of Christ

Luke 3:21

Now it happened that when all the people were baptized, Jesus also was baptized, and [while he] was praying, heaven was opened,

Matthew 3:13

Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John in order to be baptized by him.

Mark 1:9

And it happened that 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

And he took them at that [very] hour of the night [and] washed [their] wounds, and he himself was baptized at once, and all those of his [household].

Sacraments » Examples of » Lydia of thyatira

Sacraments » Examples of » Believers at pentecost

Sacraments » Examples of » Believers in corinth

Acts 18:8

And Crispus, the ruler of the synagogue, believed in the Lord together with his whole household. And many of the Corinthians, [when they] heard about [it], believed and were baptized.

Sacraments » Examples of » The ethiopian eunuch

Acts 8:38

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

Sacraments » Examples of » Converts in samaria

Sacraments » Examples of » Ephesian disciples

Acts 19:5

And [when they] heard [this], they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.

Sacraments » Examples of » Saul of tarsus

Acts 9:18

And immediately [something] like scales fell from his eyes and he regained [his] sight and got up [and] was baptized,