Why does bread represent the body of Christ?

Question   Gramps, Why does the bread represent the body of Christ and why do we eat it while it represents the body of Christ? Scott   Answer   Scott, It is always a good thing to ponder the symbolism of the ordinances we perform.  It helps to...

Why is the Bishop served the Sacrament first?

Question   Gramps, If Heavenly Father is no respecter of persons, why does the bishop get served sacrament first before the rest of the congregation? Debra   Answer   Dear Debra, As the president of the Aaronic Priesthood in his ward, the bishop has...

Sacrament Tablecloths

Why do the sacrament tablecloths need to be nontransparent? Edson __________________ Dear Edson, (vol. 2, 20.4.2): “Sacrament tablecloths should be white, nontransparent, clean, and pressed. Sacrament trays should be kept clean.” Strictly speaking, the...

Left over Sacrament Bread

What is done with the left over sacrament bread and water? As I see it, it is still set apart emblems of the Savior and should be treated as such. I have noticed that some primary children go up after and grab handfuls and eat it. Michael _______________ Michael, Left...
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