2

Is the observance of a First Communion biblical?



    
    

Clarify Share Report Asked July 01 2013 Mini Anonymous (via GotQuestions)

Community answers are sorted based on votes. The higher the vote, the further up an answer is.

19
Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
There is definitely nothing in the Scriptures that deals with a "first communion." First Communion is a part of training children in Roman Catholic teaching, and it has been developed as one of the...

July 01 2013 2 responses Vote Up Share Report


1
Stringio Vincent Mercado Supporter Skeptic turned believer, Catholic, father of 3
In Luke 22, Jesus took bread, broke it and said, "This is my body."

The rites for the First Communion, prepares a child for this central truth - that Christ is present today, that we can SEE Christ, TOUCH Christ, EAT Christ, that through the Eucharist, we come into communion with Christ, that we become what we eat. 

And the children, in response, will affirm this truth with their first resounding AMEN.

September 20 2013 3 responses Vote Up Share Report


Add your Answer

All answers are REVIEWED and MODERATED.
Please ensure your answer MEETS all our guidelines.

What makes a good answer? ▼

A good answer provides new insight and perspective. Here are guidelines to help facilitate a meaningful learning experience for everyone.

  1. Adhere to the eBible Statement of Faith.
  2. Your answer should be complete and stand-alone.
  3. Include supporting arguments, and scripture references if possible. Seek to answer the "why".
  4. Adhere to a proper tone and spirit of love and understanding.
  5. For more info see The Complete Guide to eBible
Header
  1. 4000 characters remaining