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Communion

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COMMUNION, n.

1. Fellowship intercourse between two persons or more interchange of transactions, or offices a state of giving and receiving agreement concord.

We are naturally led to seek communion and fellowship with other.

What communion hath light with darkness? 2 Corinthians 6 .

2. Mutual intercourse or union in religious worship, or in doctrine and discipline.

The Protestant churches have no communion with the Romish church.

3. The body of Christians who have one common faith and discipline. The three grand communions into which the Christian church is divided, are those of the Greek, the Romish and the Protestant churches.
4. The act of communicating the sacrament of the Eucharist the celebration of the Lords supper the participation of the blessed sacrament. The fourth council of Lateran decrees that every believer shall receive the communion at least at Easter.
5. Union of professing Christians in a particular church as, members in full communion.

Communion-service, in the liturgy of the Episcopal church, is the office for the administration of the holy sacrament.


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Entry for 'Communion'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/kjd/c/communion.html.

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