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- n. See Last Supper.
- n. The sacrament of the Eucharist.
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- proper n. In Christianity, the Eucharist.
- proper n. The Last Supper at Passover of Jesus with his disciples.
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- n. the traditional Passover supper of Jesus with his disciples on the eve of his crucifixion
- n. a Christian sacrament commemorating the Last Supper by consecrating bread and wine
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Hence the Lord's Supper is called a propitiatory sacrifice, not properly or really, but figuratively; because it is a memorial of that propitiatory sacrifice which Christ offered upon the cross.
On points, not of doctrine, but of ceremony, and of church government, one half of the religiously-minded community were by oaths and declarations, and by employing the Sacrament of the Lord's Supper as “a picklock to a place,” drawn out of the service of the State.
Morning Service of the Church, a Sermon, and the administration of the Lord's Supper by the Bishop, or if the Episcopate be vacant, or the Bishop be not present, by the President of the Standing Committee.
Journal of the Proceedings of the Seventy-Second Annual Convention of The Protestant Episcopal Church in South Carolina, Held in Trinity Church, Abbeville, on the 19th and 20th of June, 1861. With Lists of the Clergy and Parishes, The Parochial Reports, the Constitution, Canons and Rules of Order, and the Standing Resolutions