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In fact as one comment states Jehovah's Witnesses observe the event just once a year. In the January 1 2003 issues of the Watchtower magazine on page 31 a similar question was posed by a reader. The answer provides evidence that early on the apostles did conclude that once a year was appropriate. In fact it states that only later in the second century did ...


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I think that the answer lies in how the Church understood the nature of the Eucharist. Whereas Passover was essentially a commemoration of an event of the Exodus, the Eucharist is something entirely different. According to the account in Exodus (12:14), Passover was instituted strictly as a memorial. Christ Himself described the nature - and necessity - of ...


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[I have edited my previous reply to address the question more directly.] The very earliest Church Fathers were the Apostles themselves, so I think it is worthwhile first to consider what is stated in the Acts of the Apostles. I think we must also carefully consider how Paul's ministry began. I think it is fair to say that everyone who serves Christ does ...



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