Read Acts 2:41-47
“And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers” (v. 42).
What is your favorite type of bread? Whole wheat? Sourdough? French? Italian? Banana? Pumpkin? Zucchini? The old saying is that “bread is the staff of life” meaning that it is one of the basic components of food in almost every region of the world. All over the globe, people are enjoying some type of bread today. When the writer of Acts wrote about the early church “breaking bread,” it probably referred to sharing the Lord’s Supper or Communion. But right before, he references the idea of fellowship — camaraderie, support, friendship, encouragement. This is one of the important ways the first-century believers connected with one another. And it could very likely have included food. Maybe those church dinners we love are biblical, after all! As members of Christ’s body, the Church, we are called by Him to develop deep relationships that help us live His way and enrich us as people created in His image. We are to keep growing in this area, always adding to our ability to host others and to accept others’ invitations graciously. You don’t have to serve bread — after all, some are gluten intolerant or eating fewer carbs these days. But you do need to share what you have. That’s a menu option we can all agree on. (Valerie A. Quesenberry)
Let us break bread together on our knees, (on our knees) Let us break bread together on our knees. (on our knees) — Traditional
Fellowship is about breaking bread to form unbroken relationships.
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