Havelock Community
Missionary Baptist Church
Baptism and the Lord’s Supper
Pastor: Dwayne M. Shy Sr.
Baptism and the Lord’s Supper
1. In the biblical sense, what does the
word “ordinance” mean?
A decree or regulation; a religious rite;
institution of divine authority found in
the church.
Baptism and the Lord’s Supper
2. What does the term :baptism”
(baptizo) mean?
To immerse or submerge; to overflow or
cover with water; to wet thoroughly or
moisten; to overwhelm or over power.
Baptism and the Lord’s Supper
3. What does baptism mean to the Born
Again believer?
It is the believer’s identification with the
death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus
Christ.
Baptism and the Lord’s Supper
4. Under what condition would a person need
to be baptized more than once?
If that person was baptized as a child and was not a
Born Again believer and had no understanding
of what was going on. Once we accept Christ
and come into the knowledge of what water
baptism really means, we can do it again.
Baptism and the Lord’s Supper
5. Who may be baptized?
Any Born Again believer.
6. Is baptism a prerequisite for salvation?
NO! Absolutely not.
Baptism and the Lord’s Supper
7. What was the significance of the
baptism of John the Baptist?
To pave the way for Jesus by commanding
repentance of sin. This was to prepare
the hearts of the people to receive Jesus
when He came on the scene.
Baptism and the Lord’s Supper
8. Does HCMBC practice the baptism of
infants?
NO. The child must reach sufficient maturity.
They should be able to comprehend and
express to others what accepting Christ
(salvation) is. Infants are normally
dedicated…back to God.
Baptism and the Lord’s Supper
9. Into whose name should we be
baptized?
The Father, Son and Holy Spirit (Ghost)
Baptism and the Lord’s Supper
10. Why was baptism instructed in Acts
2:38?
For the remission of sin.
Baptism and the Lord’s Supper
11. What are the pre-requisites to the
privileges and benefits of becoming a
part of a church family?
Being a Born Again believer (Being Saved)
Baptism and the Lord’s Supper
12. What are elements of the Lord’s
Supper?
The Cup, Unleavened Bread, and fruit of
the vine.
Baptism and the Lord’s Supper
13. What does each of these elements
signify/represent?
Cup- The work of Christ. Unleavened
Bread- The broken body of Jesus
Christ. Fruit of the vine- The shed
blood of Jesus Christ.
Baptism and the Lord’s Supper
14. What should communion mean to the
church?
In remembrance of the covenant
relationship between Christ and the
church, and the commemoration of His
death.
Baptism and the Lord’s Supper
15. What must believers do, according to
the Word of God before they partake
in then lord’s Supper?
Do a thorough self examination.
Baptism and the Lord’s Supper
16. Define “transubstantiation.
The theological doctrine that the bread and
fruit of the vine of the Eucharist are
transformed into the presence of Christ;
although their appearance remains the
same. The conversion of one substance
into another.
Baptism and the Lord’s Supper
17. Who can receive communion?
Any Born Again believer.
18. How often should we take communion?
According to 1 Cor 11:25-26, there are are no
specific times. Most ministries observe this
ordinance once per month, usually on the 1st
Sunday.
Baptism and the Lord’s Supper
19. 1 Cor 11;29 speaks of eating and drinking
unworthily, eateth and drinketh damnation
to himself, not discerning the Lord’s body.
Who then is worthy and how is he made
worthy?
The believer is made worthy through the atoning
blood of Jesus, confession of sins, right
fellowship with his/her neighbor. A person
with a righteous heart positions them for
communion.
WHAT QUESTIONS DO YOU HAVE?