The Heart Of Communion

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

The Great Prayer of Thanksgiving follows a pattern given to us by Jesus himself, who built upon Jewish models. Although the various churches have different versions of this prayer, a basic, fourfold structure found already in the Gospel accounts of the Last Supper is common to all: taking bread, giving thanks, breaking and pouring, and distributing.

The Eucharistic Prayer

What is the Great Prayer of Thanksgiving, and what does it have to do with worship?

Although that title, and another...


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