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How do those who hold to the causal power of the Eucharist reconcile that view with Jesus' statement at Matthew 15:16?

This is a good example of our needing to be aware of 3 elements in using a Bible verse for spiritual living: Hermeneutics: proper interpretation based on context, author's worldview, etc. In this ...
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How do those who hold to the causal power of the Eucharist reconcile that view with Jesus' statement at Matthew 15:16?

Here's what the Catechism says about the benefits for receiving communion: What material food produces in our bodily life, Holy Communion wonderfully achieves in our spiritual life. Communion with ...
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According to the Catholic Church is it offensive to dress as a Catholic priest and perform “communion”?

According to the Catholic Church is it offensive to dress as a Catholic priest and perform “communion”? Context plays a major part here. If a person who not a priest and is genuinely deceiving the ...
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How does the Eastern Orthodox Church view and understand the Eucharist/Communion that takes place in Protestant churches?

I will answer that a bit indirectly. Catholic church has "ex opere operato" principle which means that sacraments "work" if they are performed in an appropriate way by an ...
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Did Jesus celebrate the Eucharist on the Road to Emmaus in Luke 24?

Did Jesus celebrate the Eucharist on the Road to Emmaus in Luke 24:13-35? Different Christian churches and denominations will certainly answer this question differently. The Scriptural text contains ...
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Did Jesus celebrate the Eucharist on the Road to Emmaus in Luke 24?

While it is nowhere directly stated, I believe more than a hint does come, partly from the breaking and blessing of bread itself and also partly from the opening of the eyes and recognition of the ...
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