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Friday; July 28

Last week, one of the church members who takes care of preparing for our weekly Communion Service was carrying in several bottles of grape juice.  As we got to talking about the jugs of juice she said, “Wow, this stuff cost a lot.”   When she said that my first thought was, “Yes, it cost our Savior His life.”.  I am not a deep thinker, so I was a bit surprised that my mind headed in that direction, but it did.  The money we expend for the sips of “the fruit of the vine” pales in contrast to the real expense.  When the Apostle Paul tried to help the early church understand their Communion Service he wrote, “In the same way He took the cup also after supper, saying, ‘This cup is the new covenant in My blood; do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of Me.’”  (I Corinthians 11:25)  Jesus wasn’t satisfied to go down to the local grocery store and purchase grape juice so that we could commune with Him, He was willing to go all the way to the cross and spill His blood so that we co…