The Lord's Supper - Is it Time to Reexamine Your Life?

Jul 15, 2023    Dr. Rod West

A short devotional on 1 Corinthians 11:27-31 and the Lord's Supper. In the church at Corinth, some members were weak, sickly, and some were so sick they died. Why were these members suffering? Their suffering was because they were taking the Lord’s Supper in an unworthy manner. They were participating in a holy ordinance with un-confessed sin in their lives.


The church at Corinth had more than her share of problems, but the main problem was with open sin in the body. There were sinful attitudes towards other members coupled with some abominable behaviors. Corinth could most certainly be considered an unhealthy church in need of medical treatment – spiritually speaking. The Apostle Paul provides the steps to feeling better as a follower of Christ, (1) examine your heart, (2) examine your attitude toward personal sin, and (3) examine your actions. Ask yourself this question, is my thinking, my attitude, and my actions holy?