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Were you ever given that command?  Have you given that command?  Generally, there is some ritual goes with that command.  It usually means, “washing up,” perhaps it includes a change of clothing.  Sometimes, it might even mean “get your attitude cranked around.”  Gathering for dinner should be a fixture in homes but sadly, too often, people are eating alone at different times and in different places.  Dinner should be a time of nourishment for body and soul.  It’s no mystery why Jesus gave us, “The Lord’s Supper.”  It too should be a time of nourishment for body and soul.  We receive a simple wafer and a cup of juice as a reminder of the banquet to come.  But those elements are merely reminders of the greater nourishment that Jesus has made available to us through His work on the cross and His resurrection.  One author put it this way, “We should rejoice at the Lord’s Supper!  There is a God, He loves us, despite what deserved, He saved us and made us His own.  He, the infinite, eternal, self-existent and self-sufficient God, the best of all beings and first of causes, the highest of powers, the richest and kindest of benefactors, the fountain of being and bliss, the Father of lights and mercy, the God of all hope and all comfort is mine and I am His!”  Wow, no wonder we should examine ourselves and make sure we are ready when we come to “The Lord’s Supper.”  Get ready for dinner!