The feasts there were of the grandest in London, but there was not overmuch content therewith, except among the guests who sat at my lord's table
. Had he not been so great a Prince very few possibly would have visited him; but in Vanity Fair the sins of very great personages are looked at indulgently.
For three hundred years my folk have swinked and sweated, day in and day out, to keep the wine on the lord's table
and the harness on the lord's back.
We also have the benefit of communion with our fellow-Christians around the Lord's Table
. We become interested in each other's prayers; we sympathize in each other's sorrows; we partake of each other's joys; we are traveling the same road; we have the same difficulties and comforts; the same sorrows and joys.
The converts were baptized, instructed, professed Jesus as their Saviour and Lord, were only then taught the Lord's Prayer, and finally admitted to the Lord's Table
For all your hard work, you get a meal consisting of bread, cheese, and some kind of meat served with ale at your lord's table
. Don't laugh.
My hope is that we come to the Lord's table
with eagerness and expectancy, believing that it is not a routine religious ceremony but a spiritual experience of God's everlasting words.
Upstairs: GOD'S ACRE, GOD'S COUNTRY, GOD'S-EYE, GOD'S PEACE, GOD'S PENNY, GOD'S PLENTY, GOD'S TRUCE, GOD'S WORD, CHRIST'S-THORN, LORD'S DAY, LORD'S ROOM, LORD'S SUPPER, LORD'S TABLE
(altar), ELIJAH'S CUP, ST.
Paul writes to the Corinthians to insist that the Eucharist must never distinguish between rich and poor, noble and peasant, aristocrat and servant, either at the Lord's table
or apart from this sacred moment.
In this apostolic form, what mattered to the church were small, intimate, intentional faith communities gathered around the Word of God and the Lord's Table
in believers' homes (Acts 2:42).
Jesus isn't talking here about the kind of service where someone with a lot of something gives it to someone who doesn't have enough; there are no haves and have-nots at the Lord's table
. It's about a different kind of relationship altogether, one in which everyone recognizes that we all have dirty feet and we need each other to be made clean.
A grand gathering for poets and musicians from all Wales and a chair at the Lord's table
was awarded to the best poet and musician.
Indeed, he maintained that those admitted to the Lord's Table
should "feel" genuine faith (68) and indicate contrition (68).