The Words Of Reception

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The words of reception are those words of faith said by both minister and people at the giving and receiving of the bread and wine.

The Words of Reception in Liturgical Churches

As people are kneeling at the rail or standing before the Table to receive the bread and wine, the server and the people say one of the following phrases:


The body of our Lord Jesus Christ, which was given for thee, preserve thy body and soul unto everlasting life. Take and eat this in remembrance that...


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